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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.92% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +51.51%
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
267 321 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.65% 80.25% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 258 285
Median daily rate £425 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco