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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 0 0 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 18
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £32.50
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
684 551 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.44% 79.51% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 425 379
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £459 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) JUnit
5 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 3 (42.86%) QA Automation
6 2 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (28.57%) JBehave
6 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (28.57%) Validation
6 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 1 (14.29%) JMeter
7 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis

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 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) JBehave
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) QA Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
5 3 (42.86%) QA Automation
5 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 2 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (28.57%) Validation
7 1 (14.29%) Change Management
7 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Kanban
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle