Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 72 69
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.45% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.72% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Nottingham median daily rate £349 £299 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.74% - -
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £349 £299 -
% change year-on-year +16.74% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 648 832 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 85.15% 84.90% 83.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 425 422
Nottingham median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £257 £253 £225
90th Percentile £538 £625 £537
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 10
Nottingham median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -26.83% +46.43%
10th Percentile £9.40 £11.95 £10.48
90th Percentile £27.30 £18.53 £41.00
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -42.31% +82.46%

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 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manual Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (63.64%) QA
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Maven
6 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) JDBC
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) Ant
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Ant
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Migration Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Migration Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Leader
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Data Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) JDBC
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com