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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 83 96 109
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 12 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 1.03% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 3
Median daily rate £356 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £518 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

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
1217 1610 1516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.70% 82.56% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 1108 1036
Median daily rate £404 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.03 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 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 -1 11 £356 -20.83% 5
Non-Functional Testing
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Selenium
3 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) QA
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (25.00%) JMeter
6 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
7 4 (20.00%) ISEB
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) Unix
7 4 (20.00%) JIRA
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Web Testing
8 3 (15.00%) User Stories
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Ruby
8 3 (15.00%) Software Testing

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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) JMeter
2 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
5 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.00%) Hudson
6 1 (5.00%) JUnit
6 1 (5.00%) NUnit
6 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
6 1 (5.00%) WatiN
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
7 3 (15.00%) Web Testing
8 2 (10.00%) DevOps
8 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) XPath
4 2 (10.00%) XQuery
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft