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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 115 108 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 13 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.14% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.20% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Average daily rate £290 £470 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.29% +203.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.83%
Non-Functional Testing
England

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
2041 1529 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 70.11% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 875 849
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 103 81
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Non-Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Non-Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 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
Birmingham - 5 £135 - 1
Coventry - 5 £300 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (53.85%) Functional Testing
2 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) ISEB
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) System Testing
5 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
5 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
5 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (15.38%) Cognos
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (15.38%) QA
7 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
7 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
7 3 (11.54%) EPoS
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 3 (11.54%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) FileNet
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
3 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Test Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) EPoS
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) AIX
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Functional Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) System Testing
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (7.69%) Logistics
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 6 (23.08%) ISEB
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Cognos
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Baan
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Amdocs
5 1 (3.85%) Brocade
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) ION Trading
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Rally
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Talend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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