The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank - 45 27
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.57% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.93% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
305 415 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.12% 81.53% 64.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 279 75
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Average hourly rate £51.30 £26.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.30% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (33.33%) NetWeaver
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) API Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (33.33%) SAP