The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast 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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank - 16 17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 1.14% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.32% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 76 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 65.67% 86.36% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 38
Average daily rate £425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £255 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Belfast