The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Peterborough 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 31 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.68% - 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £355 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -3.96%
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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 47 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 79.05% 65.28% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 41
Average daily rate £363 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £175.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.14% +1358.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire

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 24 April 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 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA