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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank - 30 38
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 0.49% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.72% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £245 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £266 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £162.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-91.69% +400.00%
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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 Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 138 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 66.82% 67.32% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 54 123
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.91 £15.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.73% -34.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA