The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Usability Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.076% 0.22% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.26% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1091 1535 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.46% 84.85% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 897 704
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Usability Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Usability Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Usability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Usability Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Usability 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Build Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Scala

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Java Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) QA Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Build Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA