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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 24 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.73% 1.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £173 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £30.00
Manual Testing
West Yorkshire

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
111 229 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 81.02% 89.11% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 102 69
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.72 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.55% -66.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft