The median contractor rate for a Manual Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 132 143
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.039% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.041% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £238 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £268 £290
% change year-on-year -6.54% -7.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2206 2458 2926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.87% 96.09% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4486 5033 7270
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 859 975
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £41.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Test Analyst in the East of England

Manual Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Test Analyst in the East of England

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 East of England region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP