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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 129 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 14 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
Median daily rate £150 £306 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.02% +2.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £346 £319
% change year-on-year
+1.15% +8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £15.60
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
2578 1795 1828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.23% 75.14% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1099 965
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 139
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.50 £33.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -16.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.25 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Birmingham -5 9 £150 -62.02% 1
Coventry -13 3 £335 +11.66% 3
Warwickshire -10 1 £463 +68.18%
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 19 (73.08%) Functional Testing
2 13 (50.00%) MS Office
3 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 11 (42.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (42.31%) QA
4 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
5 10 (38.46%) Selenium
6 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
6 9 (34.62%) Java
7 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 8 (30.77%) CSS
7 8 (30.77%) BDD
7 8 (30.77%) HTML
7 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
7 8 (30.77%) WebDriver
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (30.77%) QA Automation
8 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
8 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) System Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) ISEB
10 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
10 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Finance
11 4 (15.38%) .NET
11 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (42.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) 3G
2 1 (3.85%) 4G
2 1 (3.85%) GPRS
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
3 8 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA
6 1 (3.85%) JMeter
6 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Tester
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Automation Tester
3 8 (30.77%) QA Automation Tester
3 8 (30.77%) QA Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) CSS
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) EPoS
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Functional Testing
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 8 (30.77%) BDD
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (30.77%) QA Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
5 6 (23.08%) System Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Stress Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (7.69%) SDLC
9 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Amdocs
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Talend
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
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