The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Sussex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 36 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.66% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £314
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £83.00 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+388.23% -54.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 154 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 68.21% 73.33% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 88 111
Average daily rate £345 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 8
Average hourly rate £20.02 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.69% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.50 £23.33 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Brighton - 2 £330 - 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center