Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 144 116
Rank change year-on-year +6 -28 +8
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 3 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.51% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.61% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 20
Manchester median daily rate £325 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +1.08% +15.04%
10th Percentile £255 £306 £273
90th Percentile £568 £475 £485
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.08% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2383 2969 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.16% 83.89% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1888 1815
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £236
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 54 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.13 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.70% -22.44% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.32 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Manchester

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Manchester

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Manchester

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton 0 2 £283 -13.08%
Non-Functional Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Akka
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) GitLab

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) GitLab
2 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Akka
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian