The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.60% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £310 £318
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +76.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 97 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 87.60% 68.31% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 66 51
Average daily rate £333 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.72 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.56% +300.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £50.00 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £50.00 £119.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) SOA
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards