The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Dorset 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £83.00 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+388.23% -54.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 137 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 72.73% 73.26% 67.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 77 101
Average daily rate £401 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £685 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -7.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
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Vacancies
Poole - - - - 1
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas 50
Rate: Up to £37,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago