Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 March 2019 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 155 135
Rank change year-on-year +45 -20 -2
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 48 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.54% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.56% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £273 £344 £275
90th Percentile £415 £513 £424
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,712 2,856 2,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.78% 86.44% 86.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,848 1,938 1,635
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £298 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £546 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 73 55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.41 £18.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.83% +29.31% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.82 £9.94 £9.17
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.66 £14.50
% change year-on-year -15.27% +42.45% -4.92%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in West Yorkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in West Yorkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in West Yorkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 March 2019. 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
Leeds +36 43 £358 -4.67% 3
Bingley - 2 £375 -
Wakefield - 2 - -
Non-Functional Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 26 (54.17%) Test Automation
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (37.50%) Linux
5 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
5 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
8 10 (20.83%) Performance Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Mobile App
9 9 (18.75%) JMeter
9 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 8 (16.67%) ISEB
10 8 (16.67%) Java
10 8 (16.67%) Marketing
10 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 8 (16.67%) Android
10 8 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (14.58%) JIRA
11 7 (14.58%) Test Strategy
11 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
11 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Web Services
12 6 (12.50%) HTML
12 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
12 6 (12.50%) Micro Focus
12 6 (12.50%) SOA

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.50%) Akamai
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.08%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Parquet
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JMeter
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
3 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 5 (10.42%) Gatling
4 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (6.25%) Selenium
7 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.08%) NeoLoad
8 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.08%) PyCharm
8 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.08%) TestNG
8 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
1 17 (35.42%) Test Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Automation Tester
2 15 (31.25%) Tester
3 12 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) Performance Test Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Developer in Test
9 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Financial Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.08%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Service Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) Ajax
2 6 (12.50%) GraphQL
2 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 6 (12.50%) HTML5
2 6 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.08%) Doctrine
3 1 (2.08%) EDI
3 1 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.08%) Keycloak
3 1 (2.08%) RESTful
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 6 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Android
2 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Test Automation
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.83%) Performance Testing
8 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
9 8 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Test Strategy
11 6 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (12.50%) SOA
12 5 (10.42%) Exploratory Testing
12 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (8.33%) CRM
13 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
13 4 (8.33%) System Testing
13 4 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) PHP 7
5 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) ISEB
2 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
2 1 (2.08%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
1 1 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Grafana
1 1 (2.08%) Graphite
1 1 (2.08%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Micro Focus
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.08%) Databricks
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Zend