The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.55% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£218 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £301
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £162.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-84.76% +790.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 121 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 78.02% 72.46% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 34 57
Average daily rate £400 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £164 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £20.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Manual Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle