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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 61 61 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.00% 0.43% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.57% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate £318 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £378 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.83%
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
564 525 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.64% 75.11% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 316 223
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 13 £318 -18.06% 3
Non-Functional Testing
UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Non-Functional Testing.

1 13 (92.86%) Functional Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (50.00%) MS Project
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 7 (50.00%) HL7
4 7 (50.00%) Test Management
5 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (35.71%) NHS
6 5 (35.71%) XML
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
7 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) SDLC
8 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 2 (14.29%) User Stories
8 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Service Management

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Non-Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (50.00%) MS Project
1 7 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Test Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Functional Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (50.00%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) HL7
2 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) CA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) PlateSpin
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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