The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 42 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.61% 0.74% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.91% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £310 £310 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
280 331 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 84.85% 81.13% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 194 126
Median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +86.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.75 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £43.75 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham 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 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 13 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle