Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 54 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +10
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.33% 0.93% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.22% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Warwickshire median daily rate £206 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +22.73% -
10th Percentile £178 £285 £265
90th Percentile £224 £368 £368
West Midlands median daily rate £303 £350 £288
% change year-on-year -13.57% +21.74% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £32.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 515 657 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 84.15% 76.13% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 426 274
Warwickshire median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £239 £243 £222
90th Percentile £564 £575 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 46
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -13.15% +53.53%
10th Percentile £17.60 £13.85 £15.75
90th Percentile £34.50 £41.08 £33.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) hybris
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Manual Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) hybris