The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£465 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £315 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1477 1469 1249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.25% 70.09% 68.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 789 620
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 111
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.53 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £75.05 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the West Midlands region.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Non-Functional Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft