Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 19 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 98 118
Rank change year-on-year +15 +20 -52
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.59% 0.50% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.60% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Wales median daily rate £395 £369 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.12% +16.14% -2.31%
10th Percentile £325 £278 £310
90th Percentile £475 £423 £335
UK median daily rate £415 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.89% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 985 1176 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.55% 83.76% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 829 967
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Wales

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Wales

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Wales

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 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
South Wales +9 4 £375 +1.69% 1
North Wales - 3 £410 -
Non-Functional Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Coaching
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) DSDM
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Testing Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Coaching
1 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
1 4 (57.14%) SDLC
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) DSDM
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Genesys