The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £266 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £162.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-91.69% +400.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
167 130 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 74.55% 76.92% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 75 106
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £130 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £505 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £26.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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