The table below looks at the statistics for Unit 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 Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 62 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 44 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.42% 1.39% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.75% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 14
Median daily rate £400 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Unit 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
1496 1489 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.20% 79.33% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 887 661
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Unit 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 Unit Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Salford -5 7 £400 +10.34%
Stockport -7 2 £325 - 3
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unit 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 Unit Testing.

1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) BDD
3 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 26 (36.11%) Git (software)
5 23 (31.94%) CSS
6 22 (30.56%) Scrum
7 21 (29.17%) .NET
7 21 (29.17%) HTML
8 20 (27.78%) C#
8 20 (27.78%) TDD
9 19 (26.39%) Subversion
9 19 (26.39%) XML
9 19 (26.39%) OOP
10 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
11 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
11 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
11 15 (20.83%) User Experience
12 14 (19.44%) Android
12 14 (19.44%) Apple iOS
12 14 (19.44%) Java
13 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
13 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (16.67%) jQuery
14 12 (16.67%) MVC
14 12 (16.67%) SQL
15 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
15 11 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (15.28%) HTML5
15 11 (15.28%) React
16 10 (13.89%) Jenkins

Unit 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 7 (9.72%) Drupal
2 6 (8.33%) CMS
3 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.17%) ArcGIS
4 3 (4.17%) GeoServer
4 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) Confluence
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) GitHub
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.56%) Google Analytics
4 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) GIS
5 2 (2.78%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.39%) DataStage
6 1 (1.39%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 19 (26.39%) Subversion
3 11 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.11%) Jasmine
6 7 (9.72%) JUnit
6 7 (9.72%) NUnit
7 5 (6.94%) Bitbucket
7 5 (6.94%) JMeter
7 5 (6.94%) Selenium
8 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.56%) Maven
8 4 (5.56%) Moq
8 4 (5.56%) Xcode
9 3 (4.17%) JIRA
9 3 (4.17%) JsTestDriver
9 3 (4.17%) QUnit
9 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.78%) Gradle
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (70.83%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Consultant
4 9 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 9 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.72%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Drupal Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Web Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) iOS Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Objective-C Developer
9 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Informatica Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) CSS
2 21 (29.17%) .NET
2 21 (29.17%) HTML
3 19 (26.39%) XML
4 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
4 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 12 (16.67%) jQuery
6 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
6 11 (15.28%) HTML5
6 11 (15.28%) React
7 10 (13.89%) WCF
8 9 (12.50%) REST
9 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 8 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (9.72%) RESTful
10 7 (9.72%) Web Services
11 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (8.33%) CSS3
12 5 (6.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Animation
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Android
1 14 (19.44%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) Unix
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) BDD
3 22 (30.56%) Scrum
4 20 (27.78%) TDD
5 19 (26.39%) OOP
6 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
7 12 (16.67%) MVC
8 10 (13.89%) Android Development
8 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
9 9 (12.50%) Project Management
10 8 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
11 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.33%) Front End Development
12 6 (8.33%) SDLC
12 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (6.94%) ETL
13 5 (6.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.78%) C#
3 14 (19.44%) Java
4 12 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
5 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.94%) VB
6 4 (5.56%) Apple Swift
6 4 (5.56%) VB6
7 3 (4.17%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) Go
8 2 (2.78%) Groovy
8 2 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.39%) Scala
9 1 (1.39%) SOQL
9 1 (1.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) ISEB
1 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) MCP
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Ansible
1 4 (5.56%) Kibana
1 4 (5.56%) logstash
1 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.56%) Google
3 4 (5.56%) Splunk
4 3 (4.17%) ESRI
4 3 (4.17%) Informatica
5 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.78%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.39%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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