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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
UK / Wales
Rank 61 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 1 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 2.65% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 3.02% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 2
Median daily rate £413 £318 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.92% -18.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

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
546 596 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.13% 87.78% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 427 298
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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 0 1 £413 +29.92%
Non-Functional Testing
UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) JBehave
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

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 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle