Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Manual Tester was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Manual Tester
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 83 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +100
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.21% 0.087% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.092% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £331 - -
East of England median daily rate £331 £250 £219
% change year-on-year +32.50% +14.29% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1328 1089 1492
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.72% 94.45% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 516 881
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £366 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.39% -3.62% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £165 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 110 127
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £30.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +61.84% -23.23%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.74 £10.20
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.13
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.10% +5.95% +5.00%

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Manual Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire

Manual Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire

Manual Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire

Manual Tester
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 1 £338 - 1
Manual Tester
East of England

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Manual Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) webMethods
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods