Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Manual Tester was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Manual Tester
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.27% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Belfast median daily rate £575 - -
County Antrim median daily rate £575 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Contract vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 363 502 183
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 96.91% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 405 84
Belfast median daily rate £435 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.98% +26.15% +0.78%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £103
90th Percentile £538 £525 £469
County Antrim median daily rate £435 £410 £325
% change year-on-year +5.98% +26.15% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Belfast median hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -29.41% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.20 £13.60
90th Percentile £17.18 £19.75 £31.20
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -29.41% +9.68%

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Manual Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Belfast

Manual Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Tester in Belfast

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, Manual Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared