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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 44 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.98% 3.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 4.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £228 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.34% -
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 £37.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -18.88%
Unit Testing
East of England

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
339 212 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.89% 76.26% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 131 149
Average daily rate £425 £370 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -14 4 £363 -
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) Servlets
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Maven

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 1 (9.09%) NSubstitute
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
2 2 (18.18%) Servlets
2 2 (18.18%) Struts
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Autofac
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) APACS
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Revenue Management
4 1 (9.09%) Yield Management
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) RDF
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 8583
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sun