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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 14 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.75% - 6.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% - 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £275 - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +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 Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 66 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 72.41% 75.00% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 79
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £174 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +132.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough 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 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 25 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 20 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Appium
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) JBehave
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Appium
2 5 (71.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) JBehave
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer in Test
3 2 (28.57%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA