The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hounslow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 8 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.85% 2.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £163 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £83.00 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+388.23% -54.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 80.77% 84.29% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 36
Average daily rate £400 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Manual Testing
London

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Manual Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft