The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 577 577 561
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 18 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.017% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 8
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£296 £206 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% -22.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £179 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £253 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £214 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.35% -22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £162.50
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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
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
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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 -11 6 £320 +45.45% 1
London -5 4 £300 +33.33% 2
South West - 3 £265 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £270 -
North West - 1 £303 -
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Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
3 11 (44.00%) ISEB
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (28.00%) XML
7 6 (24.00%) C#
7 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.00%) V-Model
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) System Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (16.00%) QA
9 4 (16.00%) Selenium
10 3 (12.00%) TDD
10 3 (12.00%) HTML
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.00%) Windows
10 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
10 3 (12.00%) SOAP

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Appium
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) WCF
5 1 (4.00%) WPF
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.00%) XSD
5 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) V-Model
4 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.00%) System Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Process Management
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Management
8 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISEB
2 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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