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 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
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
50 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 76.92% 63.64% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 13
Median daily rate £325 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £353 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £494 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -
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 Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen 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 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