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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 66 84 63
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 23 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.67% 1.25% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.51% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 20
Median daily rate £338 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.45 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.71%

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
1144 1589 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 83.02% 82.72% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 922 675
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 - 2 £425 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (42.42%) BDD
2 22 (33.33%) .NET
3 21 (31.82%) Java
4 20 (30.30%) Scrum
4 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
5 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
6 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (22.73%) REST
7 15 (22.73%) CSS
7 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 14 (21.21%) TDD
8 14 (21.21%) JUnit
8 14 (21.21%) SQL
8 14 (21.21%) XML
9 13 (19.70%) C#
10 12 (18.18%) HTML
10 12 (18.18%) SOAP
10 12 (18.18%) OOP
10 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 12 (18.18%) Apple iOS
10 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 11 (16.67%) Subversion
11 11 (16.67%) Web Services
12 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
12 10 (15.15%) Spring
12 10 (15.15%) Selenium
12 10 (15.15%) Sitecore

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 (10.61%) CMS
1 7 (10.61%) Drupal
1 7 (10.61%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (10.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (9.09%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.55%) Kentico
4 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.52%) Confluence
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) JBoss
5 1 (1.52%) Jetty
5 1 (1.52%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) GitHub
1 7 (10.61%) Google Analytics
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.52%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) DHCP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) FTP
3 1 (1.52%) IPsec
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.21%) JUnit
3 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 11 (16.67%) Subversion
5 10 (15.15%) Selenium
6 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (12.12%) Bitbucket
7 8 (12.12%) JMeter
8 7 (10.61%) Cucumber
8 7 (10.61%) Jasmine
9 6 (9.09%) NUnit
10 4 (6.06%) Moq
10 4 (6.06%) Xcode
11 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
12 2 (3.03%) JIRA
12 2 (3.03%) Maven
12 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
12 2 (3.03%) TestNG
12 2 (3.03%) WiX
13 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Consultant
3 12 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Android Developer
8 6 (9.09%) iOS Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Automation Consultant
10 4 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Drupal Consultant
10 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Objective-C Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Sitecore Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Angular Developer
11 3 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
11 3 (4.55%) Java Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) .NET
2 15 (22.73%) CSS
2 15 (22.73%) REST
3 14 (21.21%) XML
4 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 12 (18.18%) HTML
4 12 (18.18%) SOAP
5 11 (16.67%) Web Services
6 10 (15.15%) Spring
7 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
8 7 (10.61%) ELK Stack
8 7 (10.61%) Entity Framework
8 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
8 7 (10.61%) HTML5
8 7 (10.61%) J2EE
8 7 (10.61%) Java EE
8 7 (10.61%) JPA
8 7 (10.61%) React
8 7 (10.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) User Experience
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.03%) New Media
4 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 9 (13.64%) Android
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (42.42%) BDD
2 20 (30.30%) Scrum
3 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.21%) TDD
6 12 (18.18%) OOP
7 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 10 (15.15%) SDLC
9 9 (13.64%) iOS Development
10 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
10 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Analytics
11 7 (10.61%) Android Development
11 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.61%) OO
11 7 (10.61%) Performance Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Project Management
12 6 (9.09%) Manual Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) Java
2 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 13 (19.70%) C#
5 7 (10.61%) Objective-C
6 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.06%) Apple Swift
7 4 (6.06%) VB
7 4 (6.06%) VB6
8 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.03%) C++
10 1 (1.52%) Scala
10 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) ISEB
1 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (12.12%) Puppet
2 7 (10.61%) Ansible
2 7 (10.61%) Kibana
2 7 (10.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Sitecore
2 8 (12.12%) Google
3 7 (10.61%) Splunk
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.55%) Xamarin
7 2 (3.03%) Informatica
7 2 (3.03%) Perforce
7 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.52%) VMware
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