The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 413 425 414
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.028% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.030% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Average daily rate
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£225 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -18.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £240 £215
% change year-on-year
- +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £162.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +400.00%
Manual Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22549 23350 24613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.05% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15536 16044 16216
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 442 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Manual Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Manual Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Manual Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Manual Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Manual Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Manual Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Manual Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Manual Test Analyst
England

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Email Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Email Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP