The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 99 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 27 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.14% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
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£425 £450 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +67.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £418 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1843 1670 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.37% 68.27% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 725 809
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 45
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Reading +19 14 £450 +4.65% 6
Slough +5 3 £325 - 2
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Scrum
2 19 (34.55%) Java
3 17 (30.91%) C#
3 17 (30.91%) jQuery
4 16 (29.09%) HTML
4 16 (29.09%) MVC
4 16 (29.09%) Spring
5 15 (27.27%) SQL
5 15 (27.27%) CSS
6 13 (23.64%) OO
6 13 (23.64%) JIRA
6 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
7 12 (21.82%) TDD
7 12 (21.82%) XML
8 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.00%) Ajax
9 10 (18.18%) Subversion
9 10 (18.18%) JUnit
9 10 (18.18%) MySQL
9 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 10 (18.18%) SOAP
9 10 (18.18%) UNIX
9 10 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (16.36%) BDD
10 9 (16.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
11 8 (14.55%) hybris
11 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.55%) Windows

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.91%) Confluence
3 5 (9.09%) CMS
4 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.45%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.82%) Liferay
6 1 (1.82%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.64%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.82%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.45%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) JIRA
1 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.18%) Subversion
2 10 (18.18%) JUnit
3 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.27%) NUnit
5 4 (7.27%) Selenium
5 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.45%) Maven
6 3 (5.45%) Ant
6 3 (5.45%) JMeter
6 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.45%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (5.45%) Zephyr
6 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.64%) Gradle
7 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.82%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.82%) Behat
General
1 6 (10.91%) Publishing
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
4 4 (7.27%) C++ Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile Web Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) jQuery
2 16 (29.09%) HTML
2 16 (29.09%) Spring
3 15 (27.27%) CSS
4 12 (21.82%) XML
5 11 (20.00%) Ajax
6 10 (18.18%) SOAP
7 9 (16.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (14.55%) Spring MVC
8 8 (14.55%) Web Services
9 7 (12.73%) J2EE
9 7 (12.73%) WCF
9 7 (12.73%) JSON
10 6 (10.91%) HTML5
10 6 (10.91%) JSP
10 6 (10.91%) XSD
11 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 5 (9.09%) .NET
11 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 5 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Animation
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) UNIX
2 8 (14.55%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.27%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Scrum
3 16 (29.09%) MVC
4 13 (23.64%) OO
5 12 (21.82%) TDD
6 10 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (16.36%) BDD
8 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
8 8 (14.55%) SOA
9 6 (10.91%) B2C
9 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 5 (9.09%) Time Management
10 5 (9.09%) Web Application Development
10 5 (9.09%) CRM
11 4 (7.27%) UML
11 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) C#
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Fortran
6 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.82%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) vSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.55%) hybris
2 5 (9.09%) Sencha
2 5 (9.09%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) SAP
4 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.45%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
6 1 (1.82%) Zend
6 1 (1.82%) Lumension
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