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 29 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
29 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 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.85% 1.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
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 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-65.27% +20.00%
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
105 204 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 88.98% 87.18% 68.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 96 62
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 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%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 1 (50.00%) IFS

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
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IFS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP