The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.68% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £38.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-67.53% +48.07%
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 127 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 85.62% 81.94% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 110
Median daily rate £403 £370 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.78% -7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax 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 Halifax

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Manual Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA