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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 21 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.92% - 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £285 £285
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +25.00%
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 114 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 75.23% 78.08% 77.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 89 97
Median daily rate £420 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA