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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank - 29 32
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 0.54% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.68% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £173 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-26.00% -14.52%

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
83 148 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 84.69% 80.43% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 96 98
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 15
Median hourly rate £27.31 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.98 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £22.50 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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