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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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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
125 138 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.62% 79.31% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 117 99
Average daily rate £356 £415 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £279 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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