The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 45 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 8 3 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.45% 0.54% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 0.70% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 26
Median daily rate £275 £269 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £264 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £274 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
430 431 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.18% 76.96% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 256 345
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 31 58
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Cambridge +4 4 £300 +11.62%
Peterborough - 4 £275 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) QA
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) Appium
6 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
6 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) JBehave
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
8 2 (15.38%) Middleware
8 2 (15.38%) webMethods
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) JUnit
8 2 (15.38%) Back Office
8 2 (15.38%) ERP

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
3 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Appium
4 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
5 3 (23.08%) JBehave
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) JUnit
7 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
7 1 (7.69%) NUnit
7 1 (7.69%) RSpec
7 1 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Developer in Test
5 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.69%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) webMethods