The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 3 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
202 178 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.00% 10.67% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 107 70
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing eggPlant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing eggPlant 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 eggPlant.

1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Retail

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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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center