The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 47 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.22% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +95.00%
Manual Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
357 363 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.46% 71.04% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 221 99
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 16
Average hourly rate £39.27 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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