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 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 / Halifax
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.63% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £295 - -
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 70 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 90.14% 78.65% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 114
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.25
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 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 8 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 7 (87.50%) SOAP
1 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
1 7 (87.50%) QA
1 7 (87.50%) SoapUI
2 6 (75.00%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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 7 (87.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Automation Test Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
1 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA