Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Manual Test Analyst was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Manual Test Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 - 181
Rank change year-on-year - +181 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.053% - 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% - 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Berkshire median daily rate £250 - £350
South East median daily rate £250 £180 £300
% change year-on-year +38.89% -40.00% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3523 4551 5037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 92.56% 92.86% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 2390 2625
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 166 194
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -24.43% +8.97%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £40.30 £40.00 £39.85
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% +2.21%

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Manual Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Test Analyst in Berkshire

Manual Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Manual Test Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Test Analyst in Berkshire

Manual Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manual Test Analyst in Berkshire

Manual Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £250 -
Maidenhead - 1 £250 -
Manual Test Analyst
South East

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) TMap
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HP

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) TMap
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter