The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 41 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.93% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £303 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
382 425 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.25% 85.34% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 269 203
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £23.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Burgess Hill - 2 - -
East Grinstead - 1 £350 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
3 4 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Burp Suite
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) OWASP
4 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) WCAG
4 3 (33.33%) WAI
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) JMeter
4 3 (33.33%) RAD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (11.11%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Test Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (33.33%) OWASP
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) RAD
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) WAI
1 3 (33.33%) WCAG
2 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer