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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 242 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 11 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.17% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 3
Average daily rate £300 £280 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
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 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
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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 5 £300 +7.14%
West Sussex +9 3 £285 +14.00%
Hampshire +5 1 - -
Surrey -7 1 £425 +46.55% 1
Kent - 1 £160 -
Manual Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
3 13 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Finance
5 10 (38.46%) Functional Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 10 (38.46%) SAP
5 10 (38.46%) ISEB
6 9 (34.62%) XML
7 8 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
7 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (26.92%) QA
8 7 (26.92%) MS Office
9 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
9 6 (23.08%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (19.23%) System Testing
10 5 (19.23%) V-Model
10 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
10 5 (19.23%) BDD
10 5 (19.23%) SDLC
10 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
11 4 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP CRM
1 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.85%) ResourceLink
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) VersionOne
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) WinForms
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
4 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Functional Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) System Testing
5 5 (19.23%) V-Model
6 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
7 3 (11.54%) CRM
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) SAP
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) NGA Human Resources