The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.87% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £185 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 163 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 75.24% 70.87% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 100 145
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 18
Median hourly rate £42.00 £26.60 £21.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +20.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex 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 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 East Sussex 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 East Sussex 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