The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 72 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.33% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.37% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £338 £306 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% +17.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £330 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £280 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.03% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Manual Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
737 1076 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.07% 79.82% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 620 531
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Milton Keynes +13 1 £338 +8.00% 4
High Wycombe - 1 £400 - 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP