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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £4.00
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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
140 108 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 76.09% 72.97% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 38 56
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 £250 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £428 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 17
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -51.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £24.40 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
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