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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 1.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £240 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +95.00%
Manual Testing
Hampshire

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
191 165 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 81.28% 70.21% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 78 91
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.35 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.18% -69.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £11.35 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Coremetrics
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Coremetrics
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft