Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Web Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Testing over the 6 months to 24 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.

Web Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 146 148
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 -19
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 6 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.45% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.54% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Manchester median daily rate £275 £210 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -40.00% +59.09%
10th Percentile £216 £76 £338
90th Percentile £326 £327 £363
North West median daily rate £275 £210 £313
% change year-on-year +30.95% -32.80% +42.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £30.00
North West median hourly rate - - £30.00

Web 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 2383 2969 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.16% 83.89% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1888 1815
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £236
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 54 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.13 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.70% -22.44% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.32 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Testing in Manchester

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in Manchester

Web Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in Manchester

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £325 -
Web Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web 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 Web Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Web 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (16.67%) Toad
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Case Management
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle