The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Manual Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Tester
South East / Surrey
Rank 85 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £313 - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £303 £255
% change year-on-year
-25.61% +18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
945 1190 1359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.75% 96.05% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 783 712
Median daily rate £403 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 99 54
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £60.37 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Surrey region that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 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
Guildford - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £313 -
Manual Tester
South East

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Manual Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft