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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 62 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 44 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.37% 0.96% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 1.22% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 15
Median daily rate £400 £439 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £329 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
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
1504 1397 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.90% 78.57% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 850 606
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £34.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.35% +94.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 - 8 £400 - 1
Stockport - 3 £338 - 2
Bolton -4 1 £255 -24.44%
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) BDD
3 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
4 24 (32.43%) HTML
4 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 23 (31.08%) OOP
5 23 (31.08%) Scrum
6 22 (29.73%) TDD
7 21 (28.38%) XML
8 20 (27.03%) CSS
8 20 (27.03%) .NET
9 18 (24.32%) C#
9 18 (24.32%) Subversion
9 18 (24.32%) AngularJS
10 17 (22.97%) Java
11 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
12 15 (20.27%) SQL
12 15 (20.27%) MVC
13 14 (18.92%) Oracle
13 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 14 (18.92%) HTML5
13 14 (18.92%) jQuery
13 14 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
14 13 (17.57%) User Experience
15 12 (16.22%) Automated Testing
15 12 (16.22%) Android
15 12 (16.22%) Apple iOS
16 11 (14.86%) Project Management
16 11 (14.86%) 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 6 (8.11%) Drupal
2 4 (5.41%) CMS
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle UPK
3 3 (4.05%) ArcGIS
3 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.05%) GeoServer
3 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) Jetty
4 2 (2.70%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.70%) nginx
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 4 (5.41%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) GitHub
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.05%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.70%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) HTTP
2 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) DHCP
3 2 (2.70%) DNS
3 2 (2.70%) FTP
3 2 (2.70%) IPsec
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (4.05%) GIS
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) DataStage
5 1 (1.35%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Redis
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.32%) Subversion
3 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.46%) JUnit
5 6 (8.11%) Maven
5 6 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.76%) Jasmine
6 5 (6.76%) QUnit
6 5 (6.76%) Selenium
7 4 (5.41%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.41%) JMeter
7 4 (5.41%) PeopleTools
7 4 (5.41%) Xcode
8 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.05%) Grunt
8 3 (4.05%) JIRA
8 3 (4.05%) JsTestDriver
8 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.70%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Developer
2 10 (13.51%) .NET Developer
2 10 (13.51%) Consultant
3 8 (10.81%) Android Developer
4 7 (9.46%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Web Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Drupal Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) iOS Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Objective-C Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Oracle Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) HTML
2 21 (28.38%) XML
3 20 (27.03%) .NET
3 20 (27.03%) CSS
4 18 (24.32%) AngularJS
5 14 (18.92%) HTML5
5 14 (18.92%) jQuery
6 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.51%) REST
7 9 (12.16%) WCF
8 8 (10.81%) Backbone.js
8 8 (10.81%) RESTful
9 7 (9.46%) CSS3
9 7 (9.46%) JSON
9 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (8.11%) React
11 5 (6.76%) Ajax
11 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) User Experience
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) Animation
5 2 (2.70%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.70%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Android
1 12 (16.22%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) BDD
3 23 (31.08%) OOP
3 23 (31.08%) Scrum
4 22 (29.73%) TDD
5 15 (20.27%) MVC
6 14 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
8 12 (16.22%) Automated Testing
9 11 (14.86%) Project Management
10 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.51%) OO
11 9 (12.16%) Android Development
11 9 (12.16%) System Testing
12 8 (10.81%) Functional Testing
12 8 (10.81%) Software Testing
12 8 (10.81%) Time Management
12 8 (10.81%) Web Development
13 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.46%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 18 (24.32%) C#
3 17 (22.97%) Java
4 15 (20.27%) SQL
5 5 (6.76%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.41%) Apple Swift
6 4 (5.41%) PeopleCode
6 4 (5.41%) PHP
6 4 (5.41%) SQR
7 3 (4.05%) C++
7 3 (4.05%) Go
7 3 (4.05%) Python
7 3 (4.05%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) C
8 2 (2.70%) Groovy
9 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.35%) Scala
9 1 (1.35%) SOQL
9 1 (1.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
1 2 (2.70%) ISEB
1 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.35%) MCP
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) PhD
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.76%) Puppet
2 3 (4.05%) Ansible
2 3 (4.05%) Kibana
2 3 (4.05%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle
2 8 (10.81%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (6.76%) Google
3 5 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.41%) SAP
5 3 (4.05%) ESRI
5 3 (4.05%) Informatica
5 3 (4.05%) Splunk
6 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.70%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.35%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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