The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
482 409 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.47% 67.38% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 234 252
Average daily rate £351 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £16.48 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £178.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Manual Testing
West Midlands

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Birmingham region.

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
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