Period
to 22 November 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 55 49
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.62% 0.18% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.21% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
East Sussex median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - +105.88%
South East median daily rate £398 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +13.57% +3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

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 572 477 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 88.82% 86.10% 85.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 319 289
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £247
90th Percentile £600 £575 £542
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 12
East Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £21.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -20.66% -6.84%
10th Percentile £14.35 £10.69 £13.11
90th Percentile £43.75 £72.50 £41.55
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -10.00% -

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in East Sussex over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 2018. 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 4 £325 -7.14% 1
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian