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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 51 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 18 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.00% 2.08% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 2.65% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Median daily rate £325 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £308 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +373.68%
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
476 603 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 79.33% 78.41% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 372 365
Median daily rate £375 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 10
Median hourly rate £33.75 £18.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +2 16 £338 - 1
Non-Functional Testing
UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
1 16 (51.61%) Functional Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) Selenium
3 13 (41.94%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
4 12 (38.71%) Visual Studio
4 12 (38.71%) JMeter
5 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
6 10 (32.26%) HTML
6 10 (32.26%) XML
6 10 (32.26%) Project Management
7 9 (29.03%) ISEB
7 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
8 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
8 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
8 8 (25.81%) Test-First Development
8 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.81%) SpecFlow
8 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
8 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
8 8 (25.81%) BDD
8 8 (25.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (22.58%) SDLC
9 7 (22.58%) Kanban
9 7 (22.58%) Test Management

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 (16.13%) MQSeries
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
1 7 (22.58%) MS Project
1 7 (22.58%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 12 (38.71%) JMeter
2 12 (38.71%) Visual Studio
3 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
3 8 (25.81%) SpecFlow
3 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
4 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 4 (12.90%) Burp Suite
5 4 (12.90%) DbUnit
5 4 (12.90%) JUnit
5 4 (12.90%) Spock
6 3 (9.68%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
7 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
1 20 (64.52%) Test Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Tester
3 7 (22.58%) Lead Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Test Data Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Data Centre Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) XML
3 5 (16.13%) SOAP
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (51.61%) Functional Testing
1 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
2 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.81%) BDD
4 8 (25.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
4 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
4 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) Test-First Development
5 7 (22.58%) Kanban
5 7 (22.58%) SDLC
5 7 (22.58%) Test Management
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.13%) Use Case
6 5 (16.13%) V-Model
6 5 (16.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) ISEB
4 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
5 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) HL7
2 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.45%) CA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) PlateSpin
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) VMware