The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford 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 17 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.56% 7.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 9.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£280 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
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%
Unit Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
56 51 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 87.50% 72.86% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 21
Average daily rate £400 £234 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.12% -30.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £775 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
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 Bedford

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Unit Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) EJB
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Sun