The first table below looks at the demand for the Manual Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 28 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 Milton Keynes 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 68 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£265 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £230
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
821 666 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.62% 95.28% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 323 302
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +10.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 50
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Manual Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Manual Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Manual Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Manual Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Manual Test Analyst
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP