The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 113 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 7 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 1.51% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.78% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 7
Median daily rate £315 £289 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £314 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £38.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-67.53% +48.07%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1753 1794 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.74% 84.82% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1285 978
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.75 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £58.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Manual Testing
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 Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 -27 5 £315 +6.77% 8
Bradford +11 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £325 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) QA
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (6.25%) Middleware
7 1 (6.25%) HP

Manual Testing
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 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) LiveCycle
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Appium
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Tester
4 2 (12.50%) QA Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) IFS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) SAP