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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank - 21 33
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 1.00% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
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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
85 61 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 77.98% 61.00% 58.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 86
Average daily rate £250 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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