The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 70 76
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.02% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.28% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £190 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +1.58%
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
693 545 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.31% 79.22% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 419 380
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manual Testing across the Wales region.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Wales region.

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Manual Testing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wales

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

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Agile

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall