The median contractor rate for a Manual Test Analyst was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Test Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 - 126
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.058% - 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% - 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £288 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £256 £295
% change year-on-year +1.46% -13.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1635 2443 2677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.51% 94.84% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1340 1473
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 68
Median hourly rate £17.39 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.71% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Test Analyst in Scotland

Manual Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Test Analyst in Scotland

Manual Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Edinburgh - 1 £288 -
Manual Test Analyst
UK

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Scotland region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) HP

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle