The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 83 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 17 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 1.63% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.05% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 11
Median daily rate £388 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £395 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% -23.04%
Automated Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1394 1563 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.74% 79.62% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 899 712
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 29
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Manchester region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Manchester region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bolton - 1 £365 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) Java
3 16 (45.71%) BDD
4 14 (40.00%) TDD
5 13 (37.14%) Android
6 12 (34.29%) Scrum
6 12 (34.29%) .NET
7 11 (31.43%) XML
7 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
7 11 (31.43%) Subversion
8 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 10 (28.57%) JUnit
8 10 (28.57%) Android Development
9 9 (25.71%) SQL
9 9 (25.71%) OOP
9 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
9 9 (25.71%) Selenium
10 8 (22.86%) JSON
10 8 (22.86%) HTTP
10 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
10 8 (22.86%) Internet
10 8 (22.86%) Objective-C
10 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
10 8 (22.86%) REST
11 7 (20.00%) Mobile Development
11 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
12 6 (17.14%) Security Testing
12 6 (17.14%) iOS Development
13 5 (14.29%) User Experience

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) Drupal
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) HTTP
1 8 (22.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
1 11 (31.43%) Subversion
2 10 (28.57%) JUnit
3 9 (25.71%) Selenium
4 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.43%) Xcode
5 3 (8.57%) Calabash
5 3 (8.57%) Hudson
5 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 3 (8.57%) Robotium
5 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
5 3 (8.57%) TestComplete
6 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.86%) JProfiler
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) QUnit
7 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Android Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Automation Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Java Android Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Mobile Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.57%) iOS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) JSON
3 8 (22.86%) REST
4 5 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) Cocoa
5 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 4 (11.43%) RESTful
6 3 (8.57%) jQuery
6 3 (8.57%) Web Services
7 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.71%) Aurelia
7 2 (5.71%) Durandal
7 2 (5.71%) EJS
7 2 (5.71%) Jinja
7 2 (5.71%) LESS
7 2 (5.71%) Pug
7 2 (5.71%) React
7 2 (5.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Streaming Media
3 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Animation
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Android
2 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) BDD
3 14 (40.00%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) Scrum
5 10 (28.57%) Android Development
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
6 9 (25.71%) OOP
7 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
8 7 (20.00%) Mobile Development
8 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (17.14%) iOS Development
9 6 (17.14%) Security Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Build Automation
11 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) Objective-C
4 4 (11.43%) Apple Swift
4 4 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) VBScript
6 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter
2 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
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