The first table below looks at the demand for Code Coverage skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Code Coverage over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Coverage
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 690 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.54% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 341 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £13.30 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.36 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Code Coverage
North West

Code Coverage
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Code Coverage across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Code Coverage Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Code Coverage
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Code Coverage Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Code Coverage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Code Coverage.

1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) WAI
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) WSDL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) C#

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Code Coverage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Code Coverage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) WAI
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft