The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 64 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £244 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-65.27% +20.00%
Manual Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
670 681 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 79.95% 78.55% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 514 462
Median daily rate £380 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 38
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £19.46 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Telerik
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik