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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
UK / Wales
Rank - 56 64
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.67% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.98% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £308 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
499 505 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.23% 84.45% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 378 301
Median daily rate £400 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -12.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 17
Median hourly rate £32.50 £47.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.27% +110.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Fintech
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) JBehave
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET

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 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) JBehave
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle