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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £295 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +51.51%
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
57 98 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 87.69% 81.67% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 93
Median daily rate £356 £356 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Groovy
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) 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 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Test Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA