The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - -
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 £308 £310 £321
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +76.47%
Manual Testing
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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 Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 67 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 80.53% 69.07% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 22
Average daily rate £327 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.57 £36.00 £27.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% +32.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.45 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Manual Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft