The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 40 37 38
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.29% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £313 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +19.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -43.07% -  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 283 263 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 81.09% 77.81% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 150 124
Median daily rate £400 £390 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 43
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.61 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.48% -34.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.81 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.74 £20.00 £37.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Warwickshire

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Warwick - 1 £325 -
Manual Testing
West Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Automotive
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Infotainment

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA