The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £215
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +27.90%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2533 2346 2481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.24% 93.88% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1144 1131
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 110
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Manual Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Manual Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Manual Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Manual Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Manual Test Analyst
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++