Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 23 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 75 67
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 16 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.81% 0.25% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 0.29% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Nottingham median daily rate £304 £310 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £107 £290 £293
90th Percentile £450 £330 £319
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £304 £310 £305
% change year-on-year -2.02% +1.64% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 764 689 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 86.62% 87.66% 82.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 393 420
Nottingham median daily rate £413 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +1.97% +1.33%
10th Percentile £283 £275 £256
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £413 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +5.43% +4.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 15
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.61 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.90% -10.71% -20.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.03 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.63 £25.00 £34.63
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £14.40
% change year-on-year +9.80% -11.46% -17.71%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Nottingham

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Nottingham

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Nottingham over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manual Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Microservices
3 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Retail
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) TestPartner
4 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
5 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (25.00%) Test Management
5 4 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (6.25%) Web Services
8 1 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (6.25%) Java
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Telecoms

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (31.25%) TestPartner
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Microservices
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
5 4 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com