The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 45 43
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 0.67% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.85% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £310 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +51.51%
Manual Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
361 355 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 82.05% 79.42% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 219 161
Median daily rate £415 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 14
Median hourly rate £12.28 £12.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% -45.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.19 £11.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.18 £100.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire