Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reigate 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 19 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 > Reigate
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - +21 -10
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reigate 3.57% - 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% - 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Reigate median daily rate £450 - £323
10th Percentile £369 - £310
90th Percentile £523 - £381
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
Reigate 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 Reigate with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reigate
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 224 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reigate 88.89% 89.74% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 26 56
Reigate median daily rate £475 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% +8.20%
10th Percentile £363 £193 £300
90th Percentile £575 £481 £544
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Reigate median hourly rate - £11.00 -
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +8.33%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Reigate

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Reigate

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reigate

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Reigate over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manual Testing in Reigate

For the 6 months to 19 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 Reigate region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
4 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (55.56%) User Stories
4 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 5 (55.56%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 1 (11.11%) SDET
7 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) Microservices
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree

Manual Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) SDET
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft