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 28 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 39 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.00% 0.21% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.28% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +27.27%  
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 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 259 361 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 86.33% 76.00% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 222 126
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £289 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £31.75 £34.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 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
Bedworth - 2 £400 -
Manual Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Infotainment
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) hybris

Manual Testing
Co-occurring 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%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) LoadUI
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Infotainment
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago