The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 45 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 15 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.82% 2.01% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 2.45% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 3
Median daily rate £323 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £440 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £44.22 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +365.42%
Non-Functional Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
403 654 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.75% 81.95% 79.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 445 424
Median daily rate £388 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.13% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.35 £15.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +9 13 £325 -1.88%
Non-Functional Testing
UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (54.55%) Functional Testing
2 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
3 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 15 (45.45%) Selenium
4 13 (39.39%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) .NET
5 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 12 (36.36%) JMeter
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) ISEB
6 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
7 10 (30.30%) BDD
7 10 (30.30%) XML
7 10 (30.30%) HTML
7 10 (30.30%) TDD
7 10 (30.30%) Project Management
7 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
8 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
9 8 (24.24%) SpecFlow
9 8 (24.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Test-First Development
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
10 7 (21.21%) MS Project
10 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
10 7 (21.21%) MS Visio

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) MQSeries
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
1 7 (21.21%) MS Project
1 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) LAN
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Selenium
2 12 (36.36%) JMeter
2 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
4 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
4 8 (24.24%) SpecFlow
5 5 (15.15%) JIRA
6 4 (12.12%) Burp Suite
6 4 (12.12%) DbUnit
6 4 (12.12%) JUnit
6 4 (12.12%) Spock
7 3 (9.09%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
8 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
1 22 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Tester
3 7 (21.21%) Lead Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Test Data Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Data Centre Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 5 (15.15%) SOAP
4 4 (12.12%) jQuery
4 4 (12.12%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
1 5 (15.15%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (54.55%) Functional Testing
2 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) BDD
4 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 10 (30.30%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
6 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Test-First Development
7 7 (21.21%) Kanban
7 7 (21.21%) SDLC
7 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.21%) Test Management
8 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.15%) V-Model
9 5 (15.15%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C
4 2 (6.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) ISEB
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
4 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) HL7
2 4 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.06%) Alterian
2 2 (6.06%) CA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) PlateSpin
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.06%) VMware