The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.22% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £298 - -
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1160 593 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.80% 76.03% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 354 274
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 41 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 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

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 3 £298 - 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) WCAG
2 1 (25.00%) WAI

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) WAI
1 1 (25.00%) WCAG