The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 31 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.28% - 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% - 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£365 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 138 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 76.92% 66.67% 86.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 75 140
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £119 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.49 £20.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £39.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Basingstoke region.

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) iSeries
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (60.00%) Google Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) DB2

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Tester
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) AS400
1 3 (60.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Endeca
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Coremetrics
2 3 (60.00%) IBM