Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 20 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 56 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -12
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.18% 0.37% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.48% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -0.86%
East Midlands median daily rate £304 £314 £300
% change year-on-year -3.19% +4.58% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 442 416 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 81.55% 77.32% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 246 213
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -0.76%
10th Percentile £213 £120 £201
90th Percentile £520 £475 £505
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 27
Leicestershire median hourly rate £15.40 £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.87% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £8.44 £12.00 £11.80
90th Percentile £44.50 £38.75 £42.55
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year +8.62% -9.69% -2.70%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manual Testing in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA