Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Testing
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - +54 -8
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.50% - 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Bradford median daily rate - - £275
West Yorkshire median daily rate £260 £298 £280
% change year-on-year -12.61% +6.25% -8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 168 253 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 84.00% 84.05% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 145 232
Bradford median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £228 £231 £263
90th Percentile £547 £533 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 20
Bradford median hourly rate £17.50 £20.97 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.55% +34.36% +7.64%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.41 £11.73
90th Percentile £19.60 £94.70 £40.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Bradford

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland