The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire - - 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +124.00% -67.53%  

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 103 154 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 73.05% 81.48% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 101 105
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £274 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +60.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £19.70 £33.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in North Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in North Yorkshire