The median contractor rate for a Manual Tester was £230 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 61 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.68% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £230 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £250 £180
% change year-on-year -8.00% +38.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 548 562 754
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.57% 94.45% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 1220 2002
Median daily rate £340 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £143 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £519 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 95 315
Median hourly rate £18.96 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.05% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridge +4 1 £80 - 1
Manual Tester
East of England

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) iSeries
4 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (50.00%) AS400
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) MySQL
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) CRM
7 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 1 (12.50%) React
7 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking

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 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
2 1 (12.50%) TestRail
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) iSeries
2 4 (50.00%) AS400
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle