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 31 August 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
31 Aug 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 £308 £280 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
100 40 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 81.97% 71.43% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 25 47
Median daily rate £321 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £86 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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