Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Manual Test Analyst was £311 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 180 200
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.099% 0.093% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.098% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Scotland median daily rate £311 £148 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.30% -54.46% +35.42%
10th Percentile £255 £116 £313
90th Percentile £381 £208 £338
UK median daily rate £311 £293 £300
% change year-on-year +6.41% -2.50% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4807 4087 5876
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.74% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2746 2400 3042
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £226
90th Percentile £531 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 124
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.05 £43.08 £49.10
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 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
Glasgow -7 3 £260 -
Edinburgh -12 2 £363 +177.25%
Manual Test Analyst
UK

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) SQL