Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 17 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 31
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 0.94% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.22% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Guildford median daily rate - £505 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +83.64% +14.58%
Surrey median daily rate £425 £358 £320
% change year-on-year +18.88% +11.72% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey 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 Guildford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 169 164 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 74.12% 77.36% 76.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 97 98
Guildford median daily rate £410 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +1.69% -1.67%
10th Percentile £213 £127 £264
90th Percentile £575 £553 £508
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 5
Guildford median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% -28.00% +150.00%
10th Percentile £11.88 £10.75 £21.08
90th Percentile £39.75 £44.25 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +4.17%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Guildford

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Guildford