The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 30 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 4 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.71% 1.93% 12.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.90% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 28
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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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 Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 138 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 76.92% 66.67% 86.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 75 140
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £119 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.49 £20.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £39.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Basingstoke region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 11 (100.00%) C
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 10 (90.91%) C++
3 9 (81.82%) UML
3 9 (81.82%) OOD
4 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) UNIX
6 5 (45.45%) NUnit
7 3 (27.27%) Subversion
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
8 2 (18.18%) Python
8 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 2 (18.18%) Memory Management
8 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 5 (45.45%) NUnit
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) C++ Developer
1 8 (72.73%) C Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Junior
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) UML
2 9 (81.82%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) Memory Management
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C
2 10 (90.91%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared