The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate - 2.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £255 £270
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Manual Tester
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reigate region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 94.44% 86.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 18
Average daily rate £415 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -12.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Tester in the job title across the Reigate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Manual Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Manual Tester Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

Manual Tester
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center