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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 32 35
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 0.47% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.57% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +51.51%
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
74 174 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 74.00% 81.69% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 109 96
Median daily rate £375 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Median hourly rate £19.67 £45.00 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.28% +78.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £50.50 £40.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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