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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 24 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.79% 0.83% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.02% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-26.00% -14.52%

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
104 98 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 82.54% 80.99% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 54 99
Median daily rate £425 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +26.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Manual Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting