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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 58 83 49
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 7 1 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.07% 0.11% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.14% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 18
Median daily rate £369 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £325 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £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
540 710 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 82.44% 81.42% 80.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 519 420
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £40.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +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
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +20 6 £369 +13.46%
Non-Functional Testing
UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Functional Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 5 (55.56%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 3 (33.33%) ISEB
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) JUnit
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (33.33%) QA Automation
7 2 (22.22%) JBehave
7 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
7 2 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
7 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
7 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Unix

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 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) JUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) JBehave
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Functional Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) QA Automation
6 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 2 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) OOP
7 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) Validation
8 1 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Alterian
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore