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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 118 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 7 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 1.40% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.67% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 10
Median daily rate £315 £288 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.56% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £362
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 - £38.50 -
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
1767 1800 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.00% 84.07% 81.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1304 896
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 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +124.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.40 £8.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 July 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 -15 4 £299 +3.46% 7
Halifax - 2 £325 -
Bradford +4 1 - -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (42.86%) QA
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
1 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared

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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Transformation Extender
1 1 (7.14%) LiveCycle
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Appium
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) IFS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
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