The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough - 3.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +124.00% -67.53%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75 70 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 80.65% 70.00% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 46
Median daily rate £370 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 29
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +27.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £31.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Peterborough

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Appium
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) JBehave
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA