The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Nottinghamshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 44 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.26% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.82% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £175 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £314
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £83.00 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+388.23% -54.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 245 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 73.28% 66.40% 67.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 120 97
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Nottingham 0 1 £175 -51.72%
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing