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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 53 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.84% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £213 - £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
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
477 616 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 80.17% 79.90% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 417 366
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 8
Median hourly rate £35.25 £32.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +43.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.61 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Salisbury - 2 - -
Swindon - 1 £325 -
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 9 (56.25%) JIRA
3 9 (56.25%) Selenium
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 7 (43.75%) QA
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) ISEB
6 6 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
9 1 (6.25%) V-Model
9 1 (6.25%) Internet
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle
9 1 (6.25%) SAP
9 1 (6.25%) CRM
9 1 (6.25%) ERP
9 1 (6.25%) HP
9 1 (6.25%) E-business
9 1 (6.25%) Finance

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (6.25%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) E-Business Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 1 (6.25%) E-business
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) ISEB
4 6 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) SAP