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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 43 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.45% 1.47% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.76% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £275 £305 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -16.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-26.00% -14.52%

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
361 455 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 87.41% 83.49% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 237 151
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Median hourly rate £19.97 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Nottingham +4 6 £275 -9.83% 7
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Billing
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com