The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Manual Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 107 119 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 2 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.099% 0.099% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 12
Median daily rate £205 £260 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £263 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -11.01%
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
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1936 1920 1699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.79% 95.14% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 1202 1112
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £459 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 78 71
Median hourly rate £11.75 £13.87 £13.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Manual Tester Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Manual Tester Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -6 1 £238 -8.65%
Bradford - 1 £173 -
Manual Tester
Yorkshire

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) TestPartner
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) TestPartner
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle