The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 90 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 9 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.62% 1.38% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.66% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 6
Median daily rate £338 £440 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.29% +43.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £572 £463
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1210 1628 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.51% 83.02% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 1090 1014
Median daily rate £403 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.16 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
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 West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Non-Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Leeds -4 9 £338 -25.00% 5
Non-Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Selenium
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (22.22%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) FitNesse
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Ruby
8 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 3 (16.67%) JMeter
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Robot Framework
3 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) WatiN
4 1 (5.56%) WATIR
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Functional Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) System Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Groovy
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) XPath
4 2 (11.11%) XQuery
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) VMware