The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - 44 35
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 339 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.29% 78.11% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 262 183
Average daily rate £450 £430 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £526 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £21.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £125.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon