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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 55 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.70% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £349 £323
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +8.06%
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
447 694 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.70% 79.41% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 481 396
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% -37.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.25 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +16 4 £325 +4.83%
Non-Functional Testing
UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Selenium
3 13 (54.17%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) .NET
3 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 12 (50.00%) ISEB
4 12 (50.00%) JMeter
5 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
6 10 (41.67%) BDD
6 10 (41.67%) TDD
7 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
7 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
8 8 (33.33%) SpecFlow
8 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Test-First Development
9 7 (29.17%) SDLC
9 7 (29.17%) Kanban
10 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) HTML
11 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 5 (20.83%) SOAP
11 5 (20.83%) XML

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 (20.83%) MQSeries
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
1 5 (20.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Selenium
2 12 (50.00%) JMeter
2 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
4 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 8 (33.33%) SpecFlow
6 5 (20.83%) JIRA
6 5 (20.83%) JUnit
7 4 (16.67%) Burp Suite
7 4 (16.67%) DbUnit
7 4 (16.67%) Spock
8 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
8 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
8 2 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (4.17%) JBehave
9 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
1 14 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Test Data Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Data Centre Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
2 5 (20.83%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Test-First Development
6 7 (29.17%) Kanban
6 7 (29.17%) SDLC
7 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Migration
8 5 (20.83%) Use Case
8 5 (20.83%) V-Model
8 5 (20.83%) Volume Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) C
5 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) ISEB
3 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
5 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.33%) Alterian
2 2 (8.33%) CA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) PlateSpin
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle