Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Usability Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Usability Testing over the 6 months to 22 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.

Usability Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 158 142
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16 -15
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Manchester median daily rate - £425 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.33% -32.36%
North West median daily rate £525 £425 £279
% change year-on-year +23.53% +52.33% -32.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Usability 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2394 2979 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.10% 83.92% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1894 1794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Usability Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in Manchester

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Usability 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Fintech
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fintech
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA