Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 139 158
Rank change year-on-year +26 +19 -16
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 56 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.63% 0.62% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 0.72% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 6
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £306 £258 £275
90th Percentile £475 £430 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.47% - -6.25%
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 3,005 2,636 3,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.48% 86.57% 87.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,047 1,822 1,996
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 67 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -4.13%
10th Percentile £11.18 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.90 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 +38 49 £400 +6.67% 7
Bradford -17 2 - -
Bingley - 2 £375 -
Wakefield - 2 - -
Non-Functional Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 34 (60.71%) Test Automation
2 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
3 25 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (37.50%) JIRA
4 21 (37.50%) Selenium
5 20 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (33.93%) PHP
6 19 (33.93%) MySQL
7 18 (32.14%) TDD
8 17 (30.36%) Vagrant
9 16 (28.57%) Doctrine
9 16 (28.57%) Zend
9 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 16 (28.57%) Pair Programming
9 16 (28.57%) PHP 7
10 15 (26.79%) Microservices
10 15 (26.79%) VMS
10 15 (26.79%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (26.79%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (26.79%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (26.79%) CQRS
10 15 (26.79%) Confluence
10 15 (26.79%) PHPUnit
11 14 (25.00%) Linux
12 13 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (21.43%) JMeter
14 10 (17.86%) BDD
14 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
14 10 (17.86%) Performance Testing

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 15 (26.79%) Confluence
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (26.79%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) MySQL
2 15 (26.79%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.57%) DB2
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) JIRA
1 21 (37.50%) Selenium
2 17 (30.36%) Vagrant
3 15 (26.79%) PHPUnit
4 12 (21.43%) JMeter
5 6 (10.71%) Gatling
6 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.57%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.57%) NeoLoad
8 2 (3.57%) PyCharm
8 2 (3.57%) TestNG
8 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (7.14%) Legal
1 4 (7.14%) Marketing
1 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Test Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Tester
5 8 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Developer in Test
6 4 (7.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Non-Functional Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Software Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Testing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) Doctrine
2 5 (8.93%) CSS
2 5 (8.93%) CSS3
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) HTML5
3 3 (5.36%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.57%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) VMS
2 14 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) zOS
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Test Automation
2 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (32.14%) TDD
5 16 (28.57%) Pair Programming
5 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 15 (26.79%) CQRS
6 15 (26.79%) Domain-Driven Design
6 15 (26.79%) Microservices
7 13 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (17.86%) BDD
8 10 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (17.86%) Performance Testing
8 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
9 8 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
9 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Load Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.93%) PHP
3 16 (28.57%) PHP 7
4 4 (7.14%) SQL
5 3 (5.36%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) COBOL
6 2 (3.57%) JCL
6 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) BC Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) ISEB
2 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Grafana
2 3 (5.36%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.57%) Graphite
3 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Zend
2 2 (3.57%) Citrix
2 2 (3.57%) Micro Focus
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Xamarin