The median contractor rate for a Manual Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 101
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - - 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £250 £190
% change year-on-year -5.00% +31.57%  
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1433 1486 1555
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.40% 95.87% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 894 921
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 50 73
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in the East Midlands

Manual Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Tester in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manual Tester in the East Midlands