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 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 - 45 34
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
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
312 332 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 79.39% 80.00% 75.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 251 182
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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