The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 94 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 9 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.94% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £369 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £44.22 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +365.42%
Non-Functional Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1479 1126 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.69% 75.37% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 616 457
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.70 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Manchester region.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 16 (57.14%) Retail
2 11 (39.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Risk Management
3 9 (32.14%) HP
3 9 (32.14%) Test Management
4 8 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (25.00%) JIRA
5 7 (25.00%) QA
5 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Validation
9 3 (10.71%) Java
9 3 (10.71%) SAP
9 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (7.14%) Demand Management
10 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
10 2 (7.14%) Web Services
10 2 (7.14%) SQL
10 2 (7.14%) IBM
10 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
10 2 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
10 2 (7.14%) Selenium

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
3 2 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 16 (57.14%) Retail
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Test Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Test Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Manager
4 4 (14.29%) QA Manager
4 4 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Test Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Test Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Risk Management
2 9 (32.14%) Test Management
3 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 8 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Validation
9 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
9 2 (7.14%) Demand Management
10 1 (3.57%) Change Control
10 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.57%) SDLC
10 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Telerik