The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 71 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.087% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £15.00 £4.00
% change year-on-year
+95.00% +275.00%
Manual Testing
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1055 828 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.67% 72.13% 66.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 434 230
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Ant
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
4 2 (28.57%) XPath
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
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