The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 14 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.19% 1.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £280 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.03% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Manual Testing
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 92 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 71.43% 76.67% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 47
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford 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 Guildford

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Manual Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Finance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA