Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Manual Test Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 245 271
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.085% 0.045% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.048% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
City of London median daily rate £413 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +40.00% -7.69%
Central London median daily rate £413 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +50.00% -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6700 6297 8710
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.48% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5290 5007 6838
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £678 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 127
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £39.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +7.46%

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Test Analyst in the City of London

Manual Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Test Analyst in the City of London

Manual Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manual Test Analyst in the City of London

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) TOWER Software
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (16.67%) Collateral Management
6 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Management
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
6 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
6 1 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
6 1 (16.67%) Collateral Management
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Management
6 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (16.67%) EMIR
3 1 (16.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) TOWER Software
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com