The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Basingstoke 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 22 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.15% 9.58% 10.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 11.50% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +18.09%
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
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 200 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 62.90% 83.33% 67.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 119 55
Average daily rate £368 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.00 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.50 £41.10
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 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

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Korn
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) WMI

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Korn
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Ektron