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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 46
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.36% - 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% - 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +124.00% -67.53%  

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 239 242 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 86.91% 82.88% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 151 213
Median daily rate £400 £418 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +0.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £11.93 £21.36 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% +1.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Brighton - 1 £500 - 3
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA