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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 60 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.28% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£314 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.35%
Manual Testing
South West

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
572 481 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 79.67% 73.89% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 318 281
Average daily rate £425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
Average hourly rate £18.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.40 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +8 1 £313 -3.84%
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 March 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%) E-Commerce
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
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft