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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 61
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 0 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.36% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.46% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Median daily rate - £275 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £345 £340
% change year-on-year +13.04% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £103.25
% change year-on-year - -61.25%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 533 434 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.69% 77.92% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 305 479
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 27
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP