The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Tester
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.75% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1389 1183 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.23% 92.06% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 566 822
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 82 119
Average hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Manual Tester
South East

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP