The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Tester
Rank 87 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.22% 0.077% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.083% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £253 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.96% -15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £162.50 -
Manual Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1277 1206 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 91.94% 93.34% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 743 584
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 54 100
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Manual Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Manual Tester Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Manual Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Tester across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Manual Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Manual Tester
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - - - -
Manual Tester
South East

Manual Tester
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP