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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank - 30 36
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 0.61% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.71% 1.10%
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 £321 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +44.44%

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
60 141 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 76.92% 85.98% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 79 103
Median daily rate £400 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £20.97 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £18.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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