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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
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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 Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 93 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 66.14% 69.40% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 31
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft