Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Manual Test Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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 > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 598 586
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 23 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.049% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.051% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 13
London median daily rate £400 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £301 £220 £263
90th Percentile £536 £438 £430
England median daily rate £319 £295 £300
% change year-on-year +8.05% -1.67% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £190.00 -
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 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44654 42830 44617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32346 30451 31444
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 562 687
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.64
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 London

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 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
Central London -4 6 £413 +50.00% 1
Manual Test Analyst
England

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

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 London region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Test Automation
2 15 (65.22%) Manual Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) QA
5 10 (43.48%) Banking
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
7 4 (17.39%) MiFID
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
8 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) TOWER Software
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) JIRA
8 3 (13.04%) Selenium
8 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (8.70%) DevOps
9 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) SDLC
9 2 (8.70%) Blockchain
9 2 (8.70%) EMIR
9 2 (8.70%) JSON
9 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Blockchain
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.35%) Gatling
3 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
1 2 (8.70%) JSON
1 2 (8.70%) Kafka
2 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Derivative
1 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Test Automation
2 15 (65.22%) Manual Testing
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
8 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) MiFID
3 3 (13.04%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (8.70%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) TOWER Software
2 1 (4.35%) Guidewire
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Murex
2 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com