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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 93 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 23 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.13% 0.28% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.34% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 11
Average daily rate £450 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £470 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.83%
Non-Functional Testing
Yorkshire

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
1669 1475 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.14% 83.71% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1037 736
Average daily rate £400 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £21.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.90 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £36.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 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
Leeds +12 22 £450 +42.85% 3
Bradford - 1 £300 - 1
Non-Functional Testing
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 23 (53.49%) JMeter
2 20 (46.51%) Functional Testing
3 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) LoadRunner
4 18 (41.86%) JIRA
5 17 (39.53%) Ruby
5 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
6 16 (37.21%) Java
7 15 (34.88%) .NET
7 15 (34.88%) Selenium
7 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
8 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
8 14 (32.56%) QA
8 14 (32.56%) Python
9 12 (27.91%) Performance Testing
10 11 (25.58%) Oracle
10 11 (25.58%) C#
11 10 (23.26%) SQL
12 8 (18.60%) C
12 8 (18.60%) Perl
12 8 (18.60%) SNMP
12 8 (18.60%) Windows
12 8 (18.60%) Linux
12 8 (18.60%) Mac OS X
12 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
12 8 (18.60%) HP UFT
12 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 8 (18.60%) PKI
12 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
12 8 (18.60%) Confluence

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 8 (18.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) JMeter
2 18 (41.86%) JIRA
2 18 (41.86%) LoadRunner
3 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
3 15 (34.88%) Selenium
4 8 (18.60%) HP UFT
4 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
5 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
6 6 (13.95%) Gatling
6 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.95%) Maven
6 6 (13.95%) SilkPerformer
6 6 (13.95%) The Grinder
6 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
6 6 (13.95%) VisualVM
6 6 (13.95%) YourKit
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (2.33%) TestPartner
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
1 19 (44.19%) Test Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Test Leader
3 12 (27.91%) Performance Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) Performance Test Analyst
4 11 (25.58%) Tester
5 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Non-Functional Tester
6 6 (13.95%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Performance Test Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) QA Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) QA Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
2 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
2 6 (13.95%) Spring
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) PKI
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) CESG
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
1 8 (18.60%) Mac OS X
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Functional Testing
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
4 12 (27.91%) Performance Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
5 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Stress Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.98%) Scrum
9 3 (6.98%) SOA
9 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
1 17 (39.53%) Ruby
2 16 (37.21%) Java
3 14 (32.56%) Python
4 11 (25.58%) C#
5 10 (23.26%) SQL
6 8 (18.60%) C
6 8 (18.60%) Perl
6 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
7 6 (13.95%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (13.95%) Scala
7 6 (13.95%) VBA
7 6 (13.95%) VBScript
8 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
2 7 (16.28%) ISEB
3 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) GPG13
2 1 (2.33%) WAI
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) HP
3 6 (13.95%) AppDynamics
3 6 (13.95%) Dynatrace
3 6 (13.95%) IBM
3 6 (13.95%) New Relic
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco