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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 64 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 33 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.82% 1.72% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.27% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 8
Median daily rate £500 £338 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -13.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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
1468 1144 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.84% 75.46% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 619 463
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 39
Median hourly rate £32.50 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.44% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 - 2 £425 -
Stockport -9 1 - - 2
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) .NET
3 26 (40.63%) XML
4 24 (37.50%) C#
4 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 22 (34.38%) MVC
6 21 (32.81%) HTML
7 20 (31.25%) CSS
8 18 (28.13%) Java
8 18 (28.13%) SQL
8 18 (28.13%) jQuery
9 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
10 16 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 15 (23.44%) Automated Testing
12 14 (21.88%) TDD
12 14 (21.88%) Oracle
12 14 (21.88%) OOP
12 14 (21.88%) OO
12 14 (21.88%) .NET Framework
12 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
13 13 (20.31%) JSON
13 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
13 13 (20.31%) Scrum
14 12 (18.75%) Web Development
15 11 (17.19%) WCF
15 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (17.19%) C++
15 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
16 10 (15.63%) PeopleSoft

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 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.81%) Confluence
2 5 (7.81%) Node.js
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle UPK
3 3 (4.69%) CMS
4 2 (3.13%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.13%) Drupal
4 2 (3.13%) GeoServer
4 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Jetty
4 2 (3.13%) nginx
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Mule
5 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 5 (7.81%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) DHCP
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 2 (3.13%) IPsec
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) CTI
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.13%) DataStage
5 2 (3.13%) GIS
5 2 (3.13%) Redis
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.06%) Subversion
2 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.81%) Grunt
3 5 (7.81%) JIRA
3 5 (7.81%) JUnit
3 5 (7.81%) PeopleTools
4 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.69%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.69%) Moq
5 3 (4.69%) NUnit
5 3 (4.69%) QUnit
5 3 (4.69%) ReSharper
5 3 (4.69%) Selenium
6 2 (3.13%) Maven
6 2 (3.13%) MSTest
6 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.13%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.56%) gulp
7 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 10 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Technical Leader
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Hybris Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) .NET
2 26 (40.63%) XML
3 21 (32.81%) HTML
4 20 (31.25%) CSS
5 18 (28.13%) jQuery
6 16 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 14 (21.88%) .NET Framework
8 13 (20.31%) JSON
9 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
9 11 (17.19%) WCF
10 10 (15.63%) HTML5
11 9 (14.06%) SOAP
11 9 (14.06%) Web Services
12 8 (12.50%) Ajax
12 8 (12.50%) Backbone.js
13 7 (10.94%) JSP
13 7 (10.94%) Spring
13 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
14 6 (9.38%) CSS3
14 6 (9.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) iPad
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) DTV
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Unix
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.56%) pSOS
4 1 (1.56%) webOS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.38%) MVC
3 15 (23.44%) Automated Testing
4 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.88%) OO
4 14 (21.88%) OOP
4 14 (21.88%) TDD
5 13 (20.31%) Scrum
6 12 (18.75%) Web Development
7 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (15.63%) Functional Testing
8 10 (15.63%) Integration Testing
8 10 (15.63%) System Testing
8 10 (15.63%) Time Management
9 9 (14.06%) BDD
9 9 (14.06%) Project Management
9 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 8 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) C#
1 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 18 (28.13%) Java
2 18 (28.13%) SQL
3 11 (17.19%) C++
4 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.81%) PeopleCode
5 5 (7.81%) PHP
5 5 (7.81%) SQR
6 4 (6.25%) C
6 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.25%) Ruby
7 3 (4.69%) Go
7 3 (4.69%) Python
8 2 (3.13%) XPath
9 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.56%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.56%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.56%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) PhD
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.63%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (9.38%) SAP
5 5 (7.81%) hybris
6 2 (3.13%) BEA
6 2 (3.13%) EPiServer
6 2 (3.13%) ESRI
6 2 (3.13%) Google
6 2 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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