The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 35 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.86% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £4.00
Manual Testing
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 North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 175 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 76.21% 73.84% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 107 48
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £17.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York - 5 £220 - 1
Harrogate - - - - 1
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) W3C
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) .NET

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
1 2 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft