The median contractor rate for a Manual Tester was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reigate during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Tester
Surrey / Reigate
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reigate 1.89% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £300 £243
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reigate. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Reigate
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 53 22 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reigate 100.00% 100.00% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 16 20
Median daily rate £425 £320 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -23.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £189 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.53% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reigate that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Reigate

Manual Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Tester in Reigate

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Manual Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reigate region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate 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%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center