Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - +39
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.10% 0.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Peterborough median daily rate £328 - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £265 £275
% change year-on-year +32.08% -3.64% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.86% - -

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 Peterborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 296 177 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 81.10% 78.32% 69.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 96 87
Peterborough median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £255 £184 £198
90th Percentile £475 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 31
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.50 £26.88 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.05% +123.96% -42.17%
10th Percentile £10.11 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.63 £45.63 £24.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% +114.29% -36.36%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

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 19 November 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SDET
2 2 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (50.00%) JBehave
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 2 (50.00%) RSpec
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) SDET
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian