The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Tester
Rank - 116 -
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £280 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2921 2218 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.74% 93.12% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1969 1337 1131
Average daily rate £360 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 121 138
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) TestPartner
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) TestPartner
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft