The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 256 233 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.047% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.051% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £304 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.40% -10.00%
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 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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Manual Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £280 +3.70%
East Sussex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Manual Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) IVR
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) System Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP