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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 26 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.27% 11.35% 14.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 13.90% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 26 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £316 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +12.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
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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
150 187 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 68.18% 81.66% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 124 150
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £290 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.31 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.21% +13.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.11 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £29.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Korn
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) WCF

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ektron