The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Manual Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 263 258 255
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 17 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.081% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.085% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 2
Median daily rate £180 £290 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +22.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £290 £240
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9183 9368 8743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.21% 94.31% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5555 5137 4795
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 449 482
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Manual Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

Manual Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Manual Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Manual Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Manual Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Manual Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Manual Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Manual Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Manual Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 14 £180 -
Hampshire +3 2 - -
Surrey -8 1 £320 +10.34%
Manual Test Analyst
England

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Manual Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (74.07%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) ISEB
3 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
4 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
7 6 (22.22%) SAP
7 6 (22.22%) System Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 6 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
8 5 (18.52%) QA
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
9 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) CRM
9 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
9 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (14.81%) SDLC
9 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
10 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) RubyMine
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (74.07%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 6 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (22.22%) System Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 3 (11.11%) V-Model
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
8 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) HP