The first table below looks at the demand for the Manual Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 563 545 543
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 6 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.022% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.023% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Average daily rate
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£268 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £234 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £275 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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Manual Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Test Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -5 3 £265 -3.63% 2
South West - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - - - -
London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Manual Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Manual Test Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
2 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (33.33%) QA
4 6 (28.57%) BDD
4 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 5 (23.81%) ISEB
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Multimedia
7 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
8 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (9.52%) Sahi
8 2 (9.52%) System Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Selenium
8 2 (9.52%) Use Case
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) IBM

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Manual Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Manual Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Sahi
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) EPoS
1 1 (4.76%) IVR
1 1 (4.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 6 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) System Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) SAP