Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 153 150
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 -31
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 16 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.52% 0.56% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.65% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 20
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% +7.14%
10th Percentile £253 £275 £268
90th Percentile £430 £451 £432
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +13.10%
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 2591 3084 3750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.81% 86.29% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1787 2026 2579
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.63 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Leeds +9 15 £375 +15.38% 3
Bradford +16 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
7 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) High Availability
7 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Selenium
7 3 (18.75%) Games
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) JMeter
7 3 (18.75%) C
7 3 (18.75%) Sun
7 3 (18.75%) AIX

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 2 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (12.50%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Heroku
1 2 (12.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) JMeter
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) Gatling
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
1 2 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) IVR
3 1 (6.25%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (18.75%) AIX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) New Relic