The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.80%
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
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 64 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 82.05% 68.82% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 28
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £150 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manual Testing across the County Antrim region.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Manual Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 7 (87.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Data Validation
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VBScript
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) DB2

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 7 (87.50%) Data Validation
2 7 (87.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA