The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Manual Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank - - 88
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £260 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.66%
Manual Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1500 1574 1425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.28% 95.74% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 907 698
Median daily rate £388 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 84 152
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Midlands region that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Manual Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Manual Tester Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Manual Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Manual Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Manual Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Billing
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Smart Meter
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle