The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Tester
England / Yorkshire
Rank 123 138 126
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.091% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £248 £205 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.73% -10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £231 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £308 £255
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +20.58%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2120 2681 2381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.67% 96.23% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1762 1535
Median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 111 127
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.81 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +10.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Manual Tester Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Manual Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire +11 2 £248 +20.73%
Manual Tester
England

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft