The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Manual Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 69 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Manual Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
745 711 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.39% 97.00% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 442 402
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 43
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Manual Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Manual Tester Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Manual Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle