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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 103 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 16 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 1.16% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.55% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £314 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £480
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%
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
1887 1869 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.54% 74.70% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 892 767
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.47 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -2 15 £425 -5.55% 9
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) Java
4 16 (34.04%) C#
5 15 (31.91%) Web Services
6 14 (29.79%) Scrum
7 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
8 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
8 11 (23.40%) CSS
8 11 (23.40%) WCF
9 10 (21.28%) WPF
9 10 (21.28%) OO
9 10 (21.28%) HTML
9 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
9 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.28%) System Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (19.15%) RESTful
10 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
10 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (19.15%) .NET
10 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
10 9 (19.15%) MVC
11 8 (17.02%) Telerik
11 8 (17.02%) RAD
11 8 (17.02%) Client/Server
11 8 (17.02%) Mobile Computing
11 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.89%) IBM

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (10.64%) CMS
1 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.38%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Drupal
4 1 (2.13%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Yammer
2 1 (2.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SSDT
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) ClearQuest
4 3 (6.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (6.38%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.26%) Xcode
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) JMeter
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) JUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Programmer
3 8 (17.02%) C# Programmer
4 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Mobile Web Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Web Services
2 11 (23.40%) CSS
2 11 (23.40%) WCF
3 10 (21.28%) WPF
3 10 (21.28%) HTML
4 9 (19.15%) .NET
4 9 (19.15%) RESTful
4 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (12.77%) jQuery
5 6 (12.77%) XML
6 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
6 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
6 5 (10.64%) Spring
6 5 (10.64%) HTML5
6 5 (10.64%) CSS3
7 4 (8.51%) Spring Web Flow
7 4 (8.51%) JSF
7 4 (8.51%) Java EE
7 4 (8.51%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Client/Server
1 8 (17.02%) Mobile Computing
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.51%) CMDB
4 3 (6.38%) DataPower
5 2 (4.26%) iPad
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) iPhone
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) UNIX
1 3 (6.38%) Android
1 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Scrum
3 10 (21.28%) OO
3 10 (21.28%) System Testing
4 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (19.15%) MVC
5 8 (17.02%) RAD
6 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) UML
7 4 (8.51%) OOD
7 4 (8.51%) Workflow
7 4 (8.51%) ITSM
8 3 (6.38%) SOA
8 3 (6.38%) ETL
8 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.26%) Content Management
9 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) Java
3 16 (34.04%) C#
4 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
5 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.13%) HND
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Telerik
3 7 (14.89%) IBM
4 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow
4 4 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) BMC
4 4 (8.51%) CA
5 3 (6.38%) Apple
5 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 3 (6.38%) Ab Initio
5 3 (6.38%) Sencha
5 3 (6.38%) Talend
6 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Adobe
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Ariba