The median contractor rate for a Manual Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Tester
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 - 137
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.092% - 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% - 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £250 £190
% change year-on-year -5.00% +31.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2073 2723 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.62% 92.71% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1524 1509
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 60 87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -20.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Scotland

Manual Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Tester in Scotland

Manual Tester
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 - -
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Manual Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) TestRail
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) JSON

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TestRail
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA