The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 139 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% - 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% - 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £213 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.76% -29.16%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2999 2266 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.98% 92.41% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 1393 1385
Average daily rate £385 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 160 192
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Manual Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Manual Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Manual Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Manual Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Manual Test Analyst
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft