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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 79 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 17 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.05% 1.46% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.02% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 0
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 42 (79.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) MVC
3 24 (45.28%) .NET
4 22 (41.51%) SQL
4 22 (41.51%) Scrum
5 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
5 20 (37.74%) C#
6 19 (35.85%) jQuery
7 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (33.96%) LINQ
8 17 (32.08%) TDD
9 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
10 14 (26.42%) WCF
10 14 (26.42%) Degree
10 14 (26.42%) Java
10 14 (26.42%) Linux
11 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
11 13 (24.53%) HTML
12 12 (22.64%) Ajax
12 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
13 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
13 11 (20.75%) CSS
14 10 (18.87%) OO
14 10 (18.87%) SDLC
15 9 (16.98%) Entity Framework
15 9 (16.98%) PHP
15 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
15 9 (16.98%) QA
16 8 (15.09%) J2EE
16 8 (15.09%) MySQL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.55%) nginx
4 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.77%) Jetty
5 2 (3.77%) Confluence
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.77%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
1 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DHCP
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
1 2 (3.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 7 (13.21%) RavenDB
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.77%) Big Data
6 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
3 7 (13.21%) ReSharper
3 7 (13.21%) Selenium
4 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.55%) Hudson
7 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.66%) WiX
7 3 (5.66%) MSBuild
7 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.66%) JIRA
8 2 (3.77%) JUnit
8 2 (3.77%) Subversion
9 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (77.36%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.32%) PHP Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) QA Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.77%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C Developer
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) jQuery
3 18 (33.96%) LINQ
4 14 (26.42%) WCF
5 13 (24.53%) HTML
6 12 (22.64%) Ajax
7 11 (20.75%) CSS
8 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
8 9 (16.98%) Entity Framework
9 8 (15.09%) Backbone.js
9 8 (15.09%) J2EE
10 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
10 7 (13.21%) LAMP
10 7 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (13.21%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (13.21%) RESTful
11 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (11.32%) XML
12 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (7.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) DTV
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) UNIX
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (79.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) MVC
3 22 (41.51%) Scrum
4 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (32.08%) TDD
6 10 (18.87%) OO
6 10 (18.87%) SDLC
7 8 (15.09%) OOP
8 7 (13.21%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.21%) CQRS
9 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.55%) Refactoring
10 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) System Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (7.55%) BDD
10 4 (7.55%) Software Delivery
11 3 (5.66%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.74%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) Java
4 9 (16.98%) PHP
5 5 (9.43%) C
6 4 (7.55%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
7 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.66%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.77%) PHP5
9 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCOM
2 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) hybris
4 2 (3.77%) Twitter
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