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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 79 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 27 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 2.31% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.98% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 17
Average daily rate £310 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £410 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +10.29%
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
1483 1106 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.84% 77.45% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 669 479
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.50 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 3 £298 - 1
Bolton -5 1 £325 - 2
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Unit Testing 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 Unit Testing.

1 29 (50.88%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (40.35%) C#
3 23 (40.35%) MVC
4 22 (38.60%) HTML
4 22 (38.60%) CSS
5 21 (36.84%) Java
6 19 (33.33%) OO
7 18 (31.58%) .NET Framework
7 18 (31.58%) jQuery
8 17 (29.82%) TDD
8 17 (29.82%) XML
9 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
9 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET
10 15 (26.32%) SQL
10 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 14 (24.56%) HTML5
12 13 (22.81%) Web Services
12 13 (22.81%) OOP
12 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
12 13 (22.81%) Automated Testing
12 13 (22.81%) Scrum
12 13 (22.81%) JSON
13 12 (21.05%) Subversion
14 11 (19.30%) Windows
14 11 (19.30%) Linux
15 10 (17.54%) C++
15 10 (17.54%) Tomcat

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Unit Testing 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 Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.77%) Confluence
2 5 (8.77%) IIS
2 5 (8.77%) Jetty
2 5 (8.77%) nginx
2 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) GitHub
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (8.77%) Google App Engine
2 5 (8.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (8.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.75%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) DHCP
1 5 (8.77%) DNS
1 5 (8.77%) FTP
1 5 (8.77%) HTTP
1 5 (8.77%) IPsec
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) MySQL
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.05%) Subversion
3 10 (17.54%) MSTest
4 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.28%) Jasmine
5 7 (12.28%) QUnit
6 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.53%) JIRA
6 6 (10.53%) JsTestDriver
6 6 (10.53%) NUnit
7 5 (8.77%) Grunt
7 5 (8.77%) JUnit
8 4 (7.02%) Selenium
9 3 (5.26%) Moq
9 3 (5.26%) MSBuild
9 3 (5.26%) ReSharper
9 3 (5.26%) WiX
10 2 (3.51%) NuGet
11 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.02%) Automotive
2 3 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.30%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Consultant
4 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.77%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) .NET
2 22 (38.60%) CSS
2 22 (38.60%) HTML
3 18 (31.58%) .NET Framework
3 18 (31.58%) jQuery
4 17 (29.82%) XML
5 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 14 (24.56%) HTML5
7 13 (22.81%) JSON
7 13 (22.81%) Web Services
8 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (15.79%) WCF
10 8 (14.04%) Entity Framework
11 7 (12.28%) Ajax
12 6 (10.53%) J2EE
12 6 (10.53%) JSP
12 6 (10.53%) SOAP
12 6 (10.53%) Spring
12 6 (10.53%) Spring MVC
12 6 (10.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Animation
2 4 (7.02%) Digital Media
2 4 (7.02%) iPad
2 4 (7.02%) IPTV
2 4 (7.02%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
4 1 (1.75%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.75%) pSOS
4 1 (1.75%) webOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) MVC
3 19 (33.33%) OO
4 17 (29.82%) TDD
5 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (22.81%) Automated Testing
6 13 (22.81%) OOP
6 13 (22.81%) Scrum
7 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.04%) Workflow
9 7 (12.28%) Front End Development
9 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (10.53%) Use Case
11 5 (8.77%) B2C
11 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.77%) Kanban
11 5 (8.77%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 23 (40.35%) C#
3 21 (36.84%) Java
4 15 (26.32%) SQL
5 10 (17.54%) C++
6 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.77%) C
7 5 (8.77%) XPath
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.75%) ES6
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) MCPD
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Google
3 5 (8.77%) EPiServer
3 5 (8.77%) hybris
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) BEA
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
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