The median contractor rate for a Manual Test Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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 / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 405 435
Rank change year-on-year -6 +30  
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 13 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.061% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.064% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
Median daily rate £375 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £256 £295
% change year-on-year +3.41% -13.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £190.00 -
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Test Analyst in London

Manual Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Test Analyst in London

Manual Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manual Test Analyst in London

Manual Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manual Test Analyst in London

Manual Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 5 £463 +11.44%
Manual Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (25.00%) JIRA
6 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (25.00%) Banking
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Time Management
8 3 (15.00%) Selenium
8 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (15.00%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (15.00%) ISEB
8 3 (15.00%) Workflow

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.00%) Gatling
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Kafka
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (10.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) ETL
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (5.00%) EMIR
3 1 (5.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) TOWER Software
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) CODA
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) SAP