The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 36 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.82% 0.74% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.97% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £240 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -22.22%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 207 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.31% 76.10% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 115 132
Median daily rate £335 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (66.67%) SDET
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) SDET