The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Aberdeen region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 20 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.85% 0.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 120 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 73.15% 64.52% 60.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 51
Average daily rate £418 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Aberdeen region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Unit Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle