Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Manual Tester was £265 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 212 201
Rank change year-on-year +35 -11 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Tester 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.051% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.053% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Yorkshire median daily rate £265 £238 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.58% -13.64% -1.79%
10th Percentile £225 £167 £257
90th Percentile £270 £259 £314
England median daily rate £275 £294 £268
% change year-on-year -6.38% +9.81% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £11.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4143 5646 5586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.00% 96.56% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2654 3790 3644
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 174 250
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.33 £8.52 £8.89
90th Percentile £28.60 £32.25 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +1.74%

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Tester in Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
West Yorkshire +32 4 £265 +29.27% 2
Manual Tester
England

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Manual Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Appium
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (50.00%) Appium
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Rate: £220 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago