The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 77 111 77
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -34
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 46 17 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.82% 0.63% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.86% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 21
Average daily rate £468 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.77% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £492
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 £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
Unit Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1988 1966 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.55% 73.17% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1000 1019
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 40 £475 +35.71% 6
Slough +4 1 £415 +7.09%
Bracknell - 1 £475 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) Java
3 18 (26.47%) C#
3 18 (26.47%) TDD
4 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 15 (22.06%) CRM
5 15 (22.06%) Maven
5 15 (22.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (20.59%) HTML5
6 14 (20.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (20.59%) Data Modelling
6 14 (20.59%) HTML
7 13 (19.12%) Web Services
7 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
8 12 (17.65%) Degree
8 12 (17.65%) CSS
8 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.18%) SQL
9 11 (16.18%) Scrum
9 11 (16.18%) jQuery
9 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
10 10 (14.71%) RESTful
10 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
10 10 (14.71%) Functional Testing
10 10 (14.71%) CSS3
10 10 (14.71%) React
10 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
10 10 (14.71%) Ant
10 10 (14.71%) Windows
10 10 (14.71%) Linux

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.41%) Commerce Server
4 2 (2.94%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) Mule
5 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.47%) BASE24
3 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Google Analytics
1 4 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Heroku
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) CTI
1 4 (5.88%) RTP
2 3 (4.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (11.76%) Riak
3 7 (10.29%) Big Data
4 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.47%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.47%) Power BI
8 1 (1.47%) QlikView
8 1 (1.47%) Redis
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Maven
1 15 (22.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.71%) Ant
4 7 (10.29%) JUnit
5 2 (2.94%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.94%) Build Forge
5 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.94%) Subversion
5 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.47%) Babel
6 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.47%) gulp
6 1 (1.47%) Moq
6 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (11.76%) Billing
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (75.00%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Consultant
4 12 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 11 (16.18%) CRM Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (13.24%) Linux Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (11.76%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 7 (10.29%) Big Data Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Agile Developer
9 6 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Web Developer
11 4 (5.88%) CRM Consultant
11 4 (5.88%) HTML Developer
12 3 (4.41%) Agile Java Developer
12 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) HTML
1 14 (20.59%) HTML5
2 13 (19.12%) Web Services
3 12 (17.65%) CSS
4 11 (16.18%) jQuery
5 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
5 10 (14.71%) CSS3
5 10 (14.71%) React
5 10 (14.71%) RESTful
6 9 (13.24%) Backbone.js
6 9 (13.24%) JSON
6 9 (13.24%) Spring
7 8 (11.76%) .NET
8 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
8 7 (10.29%) Sass
9 6 (8.82%) LESS
10 5 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (7.35%) REST
10 5 (7.35%) XML
11 4 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) W3C
4 3 (4.41%) DataPower
5 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
1 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.47%) AIX
2 1 (1.47%) Solaris
2 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) TDD
3 15 (22.06%) CRM
4 14 (20.59%) Data Modelling
5 11 (16.18%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) Functional Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Front End Development
7 9 (13.24%) Integration Testing
8 8 (11.76%) Secure Coding
9 7 (10.29%) Business Continuity
9 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (10.29%) Document Management
9 7 (10.29%) ETL
9 7 (10.29%) Information Governance
10 6 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (8.82%) OO
10 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.35%) Coaching
11 5 (7.35%) MVC
11 5 (7.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) Java
2 18 (26.47%) C#
3 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) SQL
5 8 (11.76%) ABAP
6 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.88%) XAML
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) ES6
9 1 (1.47%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) Ab Initio
3 4 (5.88%) Google
3 4 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) FairCom
6 1 (1.47%) Informatica
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.47%) Sun
6 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
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