Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 65 79
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.57% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.94% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £370 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -28.06%
South West median daily rate £335 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.08% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £37.50

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 504 669 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.03% 80.80% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 427 443
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £257 £213 £237
90th Percentile £563 £563 £502
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 67 53
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -29.41% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.00 £19.25
90th Percentile £48.60 £47.50 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -17.33% -4.46% +37.72%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Gloucestershire

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Gloucestershire