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 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 54 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.82% - 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £15.60
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
490 726 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.46% 79.34% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 511 401
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -33.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.50 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.00 £39.60 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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
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 26 August 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 - 4 £400 - 2
Non-Functional Testing
UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Selenium
3 14 (70.00%) .NET
4 13 (65.00%) Java
5 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 12 (60.00%) JMeter
5 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (55.00%) Scrum
7 10 (50.00%) TDD
7 10 (50.00%) ISEB
7 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
7 10 (50.00%) BDD
8 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
8 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
9 8 (40.00%) Test-First Development
9 8 (40.00%) QA
9 8 (40.00%) SpecFlow
10 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
10 7 (35.00%) SQL
10 7 (35.00%) Kanban
11 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
12 5 (25.00%) JIRA
12 5 (25.00%) Use Case
12 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
12 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (25.00%) Volume Testing

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 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (20.00%) JBoss
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Selenium
2 12 (60.00%) JMeter
2 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (40.00%) SpecFlow
6 5 (25.00%) JIRA
6 5 (25.00%) JUnit
7 4 (20.00%) Burp Suite
7 4 (20.00%) DbUnit
7 4 (20.00%) Spock
8 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (5.00%) JBehave
9 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Tester
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) SOAP
2 5 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) JSTS
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Scrum
3 10 (50.00%) BDD
3 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (40.00%) Test-First Development
6 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Kanban
7 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Use Case
8 5 (25.00%) V-Model
8 5 (25.00%) Volume Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Workflow
9 4 (20.00%) Document Management
9 4 (20.00%) SDLC
9 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) Alterian
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore