The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-65.27% +20.00%
Manual Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 139 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.01% 82.25% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 58 47
Median daily rate £500 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB