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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 39 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.71% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
298 307 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 84.90% 81.65% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 234 258
Median daily rate £413 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Median hourly rate £33.75 £10.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £80.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 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

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Microservices
2 5 (55.56%) GitLab
2 5 (55.56%) API Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Maven
2 5 (55.56%) Google
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) PMP
4 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CA
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) QA

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) GitLab
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Leader
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) API Testing
1 5 (55.56%) BDD
1 5 (55.56%) Microservices
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco