Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Manual Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - +48 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.15% - 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Basingstoke median daily rate - - £364
Hampshire median daily rate £338 £275 £338
% change year-on-year +22.73% -18.52% +31.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 576 294 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 85.71% 75.00% 84.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 170 262
Basingstoke median daily rate £390 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -7.28% +11.85%
10th Percentile £200 £162 £187
90th Percentile £538 £475 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 23
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £14.50 £15.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.59% -8.08% -4.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.55
90th Percentile £41.01 £31.35 £31.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.96%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Basingstoke

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Basingstoke

Manual Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manual Testing in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA