The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Manual Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 591 582 570
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 38 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.049% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.051% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 21
Median daily rate £250 £300 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £333 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £300 £276
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Manual Test Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Manual Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

Manual Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Manual Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manual Test Analyst across the England region.

Manual Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Manual Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Manual Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Manual Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manual Test Analyst across the England region.

Manual Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Manual Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -3 16 £180 -50.34% 2
London -1 9 £375 +41.50% 3
West Midlands -8 6 £246 -14.34% 1
Yorkshire +6 5 £295 -6.34% 1
East of England +8 2 £238 -
Manual Test Analyst
UK

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Manual Test Analyst 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 England region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (52.27%) Manual Testing
2 41 (46.59%) Finance
3 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (36.36%) SQL
5 28 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 27 (30.68%) ISTQB
6 27 (30.68%) ISEB
7 24 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (17.05%) Regression Testing
9 14 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (14.77%) Selenium
10 13 (14.77%) QA
10 13 (14.77%) Software Testing
11 12 (13.64%) Integration Testing
11 12 (13.64%) Automation Testing
12 11 (12.50%) Functional Testing
12 11 (12.50%) System Testing
13 10 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (11.36%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (10.23%) Scrum
14 9 (10.23%) .NET
14 9 (10.23%) Oracle
15 8 (9.09%) Automated Testing
15 8 (9.09%) Banking
15 8 (9.09%) Retail
16 7 (7.95%) JIRA
16 7 (7.95%) Test Management
16 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
16 7 (7.95%) C#

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (1.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) FTP
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.14%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Selenium
2 10 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.95%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.95%) JIRA
3 7 (7.95%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.27%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.27%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.27%) Toad
7 1 (1.14%) Appium
7 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.14%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.14%) FogBugz
7 1 (1.14%) JMeter
7 1 (1.14%) JUnit
7 1 (1.14%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.14%) RubyMine
7 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.14%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (46.59%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
2 8 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) .NET
2 6 (6.82%) SOAP
2 6 (6.82%) XML
3 5 (5.68%) Web Services
4 3 (3.41%) REST
5 2 (2.27%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.27%) WinForms
6 1 (1.14%) COM
6 1 (1.14%) Swagger
6 1 (1.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Derivative
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Equities
2 3 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.27%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.14%) EPoS
4 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Unix
2 5 (5.68%) Windows
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) VMS
4 1 (1.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.27%) Manual Testing
2 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 24 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (17.05%) Regression Testing
6 13 (14.77%) Software Testing
7 12 (13.64%) Automation Testing
7 12 (13.64%) Integration Testing
8 11 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 11 (12.50%) System Testing
9 10 (11.36%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (10.23%) Scrum
11 8 (9.09%) Automated Testing
12 7 (7.95%) Test Management
13 6 (6.82%) CRM
13 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.82%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (6.82%) Test Planning
13 6 (6.82%) Test Strategy
13 6 (6.82%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) C#
3 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.55%) Java
5 2 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (1.14%) Perl
6 1 (1.14%) VB
6 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (30.68%) ISEB
1 27 (30.68%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) SAP
3 3 (3.41%) HP
4 1 (1.14%) ATG
4 1 (1.14%) webMethods