Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Manual Tester was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Tester
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 - 83
Rank change year-on-year - +83 -
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.11% - 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate £238 - £250
10th Percentile £231 - £238
90th Percentile £244 - £263
Yorkshire median daily rate £274 £260 £250
% change year-on-year +5.29% +4.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 858 707 1,038
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 95.54% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 399 734
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.14% +16.79%
10th Percentile £227 £163 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 45
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +8.11%
10th Percentile £9.78 £10.60 £9.20
90th Percentile £27.47 £30.90 £34.47
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.93 £14.00 £13.70
% change year-on-year +13.79% +2.19% +4.66%

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Manual Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in South Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Tester in South Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Sheffield - 1 £238 -
Manual Tester
Yorkshire

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Manual Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 1 (100.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB