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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 35 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.20% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £30.00
Manual Testing
Wiltshire

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
250 294 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.30% 80.11% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 212 282
Median daily rate £420 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) E-Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) E-Business Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP