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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £290 £273
% change year-on-year
- +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 116 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.90% 62.70% 66.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 55 64
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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