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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 127 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 13 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 1
Median daily rate £150 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £103.25 £12.55
% change year-on-year
-61.25% +722.70%
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
2455 1809 1834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.11% 76.17% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1484 1122 969
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 139
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 1 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 +3 9 £150 -66.48%
Warwickshire -6 2 £388 -9.88%
Staffordshire - 1 £200 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (72.41%) Functional Testing
2 12 (41.38%) QA
2 12 (41.38%) Selenium
3 11 (37.93%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) MS Office
5 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
5 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
6 8 (27.59%) BDD
6 8 (27.59%) WebDriver
6 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
6 8 (27.59%) QA Automation
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
6 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.34%) System Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.34%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle
9 3 (10.34%) EPoS
9 3 (10.34%) HP

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 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) 3G
2 1 (3.45%) 4G
2 1 (3.45%) GPRS
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Selenium
2 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
3 8 (27.59%) WebDriver
4 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Test Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Automation Tester
3 8 (27.59%) QA Automation Tester
3 8 (27.59%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Tester
5 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) CSS
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) EPoS
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) AIX
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Functional Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
3 8 (27.59%) BDD
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (27.59%) QA Automation
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) System Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.90%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) HP
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Amdocs
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Talend