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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 551 530 499
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.009% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.010% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£285 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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
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 27 January 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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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 -19 3 £280 - 2
West Midlands - - - -
London - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Manual Test Analyst
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Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) ISEB
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) QA

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Markit EDM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BCA
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
6 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
6 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
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