The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Manual Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 129 133 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.040% 0.036% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.038% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £263 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2429 2640 2923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.62% 95.97% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1461 1630
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 244 212
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Manual Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Manual Tester Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Manual Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Manual Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Manual Tester
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £400 -
Manual Tester
England

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 of England region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TestLink
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) FogBugz
4 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) FogBugz
2 1 (16.67%) TestLink
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA