The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 35 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.46% 0.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £338 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £285 £285
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +25.00%
Manual Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
301 282 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 73.06% 76.01% 80.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 148 153
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 23
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +74.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £26.55 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.20 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa - 3 £338 - 1
Warwick - 2 - -
Rugby - 1 £275 -
Manual Testing
West Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Automotive
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA