Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 21 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 > Halifax
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 2.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Halifax median daily rate - £295 -
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
Halifax 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 Halifax with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 90 174 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 81.08% 80.93% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 143 166
Halifax median daily rate £398 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.34% -13.70%
10th Percentile £292 £277 £259
90th Percentile £521 £450 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 - £13.00
10th Percentile £9.10 - £9.90
90th Percentile £15.10 - £17.85
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Halifax

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Halifax