The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 17 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.10% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 129 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 73.47% 54.43% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 30
Average daily rate £325 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £136 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle