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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 529 553 547
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 51 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.059% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.062% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 12
Average daily rate £288 £280 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £280 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Manual Test Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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
(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 -3 11 £300 +7.14% 1
London -2 10 £275 -18.51%
East Midlands - 10 £264 -
Yorkshire -2 8 £275 +37.50% 4
East of England +6 7 £313 +25.00% 1
North West - 3 £275 -
West Midlands -15 1 £300 +20.00% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Manual Test Analyst
UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (53.92%) Manual Testing
2 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (43.14%) Test Scripting
4 39 (38.24%) SQL
5 28 (27.45%) ISEB
5 28 (27.45%) Functional Testing
6 26 (25.49%) Finance
7 25 (24.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (22.55%) ISTQB
8 23 (22.55%) Software Testing
9 21 (20.59%) Selenium
10 20 (19.61%) Oracle
11 19 (18.63%) JIRA
11 19 (18.63%) QA
11 19 (18.63%) System Testing
12 16 (15.69%) Waterfall
13 15 (14.71%) Integration Testing
14 14 (13.73%) Cucumber
14 14 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
14 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (12.75%) Retail
15 13 (12.75%) XML
15 13 (12.75%) Regression Testing
16 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
16 12 (11.76%) SAP
16 12 (11.76%) Scrum
16 12 (11.76%) Defect Management
16 12 (11.76%) Web Testing
16 12 (11.76%) Test Management

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (3.92%) CMS
2 1 (0.98%) Confluence
2 1 (0.98%) JBoss
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Office
2 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.96%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.98%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.98%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Selenium
2 19 (18.63%) JIRA
3 14 (13.73%) Cucumber
4 11 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.86%) HP UFT
5 7 (6.86%) SoapUI
6 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.90%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.90%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.96%) Toad
9 2 (1.96%) VersionOne
10 1 (0.98%) Appium
10 1 (0.98%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.98%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.98%) JMeter
10 1 (0.98%) JUnit
10 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.98%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.98%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Publishing
4 2 (1.96%) Electronics
4 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Private Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.75%) XML
2 10 (9.80%) .NET
2 10 (9.80%) Web Services
3 8 (7.84%) SOAP
4 6 (5.88%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.92%) HTML
5 4 (3.92%) JSON
6 3 (2.94%) WinForms
7 2 (1.96%) CSS
7 2 (1.96%) REST
8 1 (0.98%) Ajax
8 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.98%) COM
8 1 (0.98%) Middleware
8 1 (0.98%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.98%) Swagger
8 1 (0.98%) WPF
8 1 (0.98%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.98%) EPoS
3 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.98%) W3C
3 1 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.92%) Manual Testing
2 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (43.14%) Test Scripting
4 28 (27.45%) Functional Testing
5 25 (24.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (22.55%) Software Testing
7 19 (18.63%) System Testing
8 16 (15.69%) Waterfall
9 15 (14.71%) Integration Testing
10 13 (12.75%) Regression Testing
11 12 (11.76%) Defect Management
11 12 (11.76%) Scrum
11 12 (11.76%) Test Management
11 12 (11.76%) Web Testing
12 11 (10.78%) Automation Testing
12 11 (10.78%) BDD
13 10 (9.80%) Automated Testing
13 10 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (9.80%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (8.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) SQL
2 11 (10.78%) C#
3 8 (7.84%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (2.94%) Ruby
6 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (27.45%) ISEB
2 23 (22.55%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) SAP
3 6 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (0.98%) NGA Human Resources