The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Manual Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank - 96 73
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 0 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.15% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Median daily rate - £260 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £260 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.66%
Manual Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1464 1288 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.94% 94.78% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 896 799
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Manual Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manual Tester across the Leeds region.

Manual Tester Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Manual Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft