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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 252 269 238
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.094% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.099% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 11
Median daily rate £241 £300 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £290 £268
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +8.41%
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
8355 9057 8549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.31% 94.71% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4984 5289 4622
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 426 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +11 4 £180 -10.00%
Hampshire +4 1 £313 +4.16%
Berkshire -3 1 £350 - 1
West Sussex -6 1 £270 -16.92%
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Manual Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 23 (82.14%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 6 (21.43%) System Testing
6 6 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (21.43%) ISEB
7 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Selenium
8 3 (10.71%) SQL
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) C#
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle
9 2 (7.14%) SOAP
9 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.14%) SDLC
9 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
9 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center

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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) RubyMine
3 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (82.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 6 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (21.43%) System Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Smoke Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
6 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.57%) API Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (21.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Guidewire
2 1 (3.57%) HP