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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £248 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
227 280 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.02% 87.23% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 197 237
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 32 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017, 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