The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 105 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £321 £370 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £326 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £370 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +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 Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1411 1504 1678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.74% 79.79% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 987 923
Median daily rate £425 £375 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 62 74
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.75 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Hampshire region.

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +9 2 £400 +26.98% 2
Basingstoke - 1 £275 -
Farnborough - 1 £375 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) V-Model
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Robot Framework
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Test Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Report Writer
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) V-Model
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) API Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) SAP