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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank - 33 36
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire - 0.94% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.22% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £315 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -43.07% -  

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 145 164 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 80.56% 77.36% 77.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 89 129
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.07% +85.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.81 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £42.40 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

Manual Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft