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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 24 26
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 5.92% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.63% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate - £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +95.00%
Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire

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
63 131 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 68.48% 77.51% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 93 53
Average daily rate £325 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £290 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £24.50 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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