The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 55 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +76.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
551 525 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.38% 74.68% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 349 255
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 10
Average hourly rate £20.22 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.42% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £22.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Manual Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft