The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 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 Cambridgeshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 69 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.27% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.40% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£350 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £320 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
558 505 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.38% 69.37% 61.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 243 207
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 36 94
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £24.45 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -11 1 £300 -6.25% 3
Peterborough - 1 £400 -
Huntingdon - - - -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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