The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 99 82 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 5 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 1.53% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.80% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 8
Median daily rate £363 £280 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% -14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £265 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £405 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £295 £285
% change year-on-year
+5.93% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1152 1387 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.33% 84.99% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 972 517
Median daily rate £420 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.66 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Leeds region.

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) API Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery

Manual Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Telerik
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