Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 128 137
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 -37
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 16 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.71% 0.57% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.65% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 14
Leeds median daily rate £375 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% +12.50%
10th Percentile £255 £262 £275
90th Percentile £430 £453 £611
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £313 £338
% change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Non-Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1939 2311 2847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.18% 87.74% 87.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1563 2002
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Non-Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) JIRA
7 3 (18.75%) Selenium
7 3 (18.75%) Games
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) JMeter
7 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 3 (18.75%) C
7 3 (18.75%) Sun
7 3 (18.75%) AIX
7 3 (18.75%) Solaris
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (18.75%) High Availability
7 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (12.50%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Heroku
1 2 (12.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) JMeter
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) Gatling
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA Agile
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
1 2 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) IVR
3 1 (6.25%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (18.75%) AIX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) High Availability
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) OOP
7 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) New Relic
5 1 (6.25%) SAP