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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 38 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.28% 1.04% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £215 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 -
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
284 328 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.91% 85.42% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 224 266
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +97.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £215 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Telematics
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Bedfordshire
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