Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Manual Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 197 211
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.078% 0.021% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.021% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
East of England median daily rate £350 £150 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -45.45% +9.45%
10th Percentile £320 £150 £263
90th Percentile £400 £150 £288
England median daily rate £319 £295 £300
% change year-on-year +8.05% -1.67% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £190.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4850 4660 5637
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.99% 95.55% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2783 2685 3295
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 381 536
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.48% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Hertfordshire -5 3 £363 +141.67%
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Manual Test Analyst
England

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Retail-J
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP