The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 80 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.095% 0.74% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.91% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £460 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +51.51%
Manual Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
845 1097 1169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.40% 80.66% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 718 645
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 17 35
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.41 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Manual Testing
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 Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 1 £460 - 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) VBA

Manual Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
1 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA