Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 23 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
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 42 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 -4
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.29% 2.42% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 2.93% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Brighton median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +75.68%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £313
90th Percentile £375 £350 £338
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £170
% change year-on-year - +105.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -

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 Brighton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 296 307 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 85.06% 82.53% 80.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 189 294
Brighton median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £555 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £395 £370
% change year-on-year -5.06% +6.76% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Brighton median hourly rate £13.50 £22.59 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.24% +6.83% +34.42%
10th Percentile £10.20 £14.01 £16.00
90th Percentile £101.25 £42.23 £40.00
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -20.93% -6.52% +46.12%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Brighton

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MiFID
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) MiFID