The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 61 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% 0.62% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.77% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £338 £281 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £280 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.03% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Manual Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
543 780 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.02% 80.50% 79.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 463 406
Median daily rate £425 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 14
Median hourly rate £10.62 £22.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.80% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.07 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Manual Testing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP