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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £286
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +95.00%
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
83 121 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 81.37% 80.13% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 109 91
Average daily rate £373 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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