The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.12% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £319
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £4.00
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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 High Wycombe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 67.42% 72.60% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 14
Average daily rate £320 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 £50.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Manual Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft