The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 1.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
358 224 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 71.17% 69.78% 70.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 107 200
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £750 £592
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Manual Testing
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Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East