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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 46 64
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18  
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 1 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% 4.24% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 5.05% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 1
Median daily rate £413 £319 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -36.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £391
% change year-on-year +5.66% -15.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year - -1.61%  

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 573 554 551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.51% 83.94% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 381 310
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -10 1 £413 +29.92%
Non-Functional Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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%) 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 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