The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 30 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 Bristol 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 65 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.38% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£338 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
605 396 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.91% 72.53% 72.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 268 383
Average daily rate £375 £358 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 34
Average hourly rate £21.50 £36.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
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