Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Manual Tester was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 17 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 151 141
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.063% 0.060% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.063% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £325 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +36.84% -20.83%
England median daily rate £288 £254 £300
% change year-on-year +13.30% -15.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3037 3178 3104
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.87% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1988 1865
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.51% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £219
90th Percentile £550 £561 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 129 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £28.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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

Manual Tester
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

Manual Tester
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Nottinghamshire - 2 £300 - 1
Manual Tester
England

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 East Midlands region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP