The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 61 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.70% 0.99% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate £300 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £280 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Manual Test Analyst
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
672 778 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.65% 96.29% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 406 365
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £18.50 £20.00
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) SAP
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) QA
3 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) V-Model
4 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (50.00%) SDLC
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Data Mining
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
6 2 (20.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) V-Model
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) SAP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) HP