The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 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 Norfolk - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £286
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +95.00%
Manual Testing
East of 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 Norfolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 110 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 75.34% 64.71% 53.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 78 48
Average daily rate £425 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.68 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Manual Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 2 (100.00%) Orchard
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Orchard Housing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Orchard Housing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Orchard