Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 49 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.18% 1.71% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 2.03% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +105.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £154
90th Percentile £375 £350 £304
South East median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.87% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 475 443 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 85.74% 84.22% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 282 391
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +8.90% +6.10%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £225
90th Percentile £575 £540 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.36 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.39% -7.15% +46.12%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.00 £13.84
90th Percentile £72.50 £42.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in East Sussex

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in East Sussex

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in East 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 East Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -6 1 £350 - 2
Manual Testing
South East

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 East Sussex 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 East 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:

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