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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 43 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.29% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £280 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.03% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
280 389 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.40% 80.87% 79.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 286 267
Median daily rate £425 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) E-business
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) E-Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) E-Business Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-business
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP