The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 25 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.81% 1.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £185 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +51.51%
Manual Testing
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
145 172 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 77.54% 73.50% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 108 89
Median daily rate £350 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 14
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -25.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £11.31 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Manual Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 7 (77.78%) SQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL