The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 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 Nottingham 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 35 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.69% 1.02% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.32% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
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 £30.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 303 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 70.93% 77.49% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 134 68
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.78 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Manual Testing
Nottinghamshire

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Manual Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center