The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 35 48
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.68% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.83% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +51.51%
Manual Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 240 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.05% 81.91% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 150 270
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bedfordshire region.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Manual Testing
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manual 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EDQ

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle