The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 45 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.88% 1.81% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.66% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 10
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£363 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £446 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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 Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
535 526 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 72.01% 68.13% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 308 303
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -88.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) .NET
3 14 (56.00%) C#
4 12 (48.00%) MVC
5 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (40.00%) SDLC
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) TDD
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) CSS
8 7 (28.00%) HTML
8 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) RESTful
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (24.00%) BDD
9 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (24.00%) Java
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (20.00%) OO
10 5 (20.00%) DevOps
10 5 (20.00%) WPF
10 5 (20.00%) JSON
11 4 (16.00%) WCF
11 4 (16.00%) HTML5
11 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.00%) nginx

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
1 2 (8.00%) Heroku
1 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (8.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) MorphX
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (36.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Engineering Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Testing Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) RESTful
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.00%) WPF
5 5 (20.00%) JSON
6 4 (16.00%) WCF
6 4 (16.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) React
6 4 (16.00%) HTML5
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) Sass
8 2 (8.00%) LESS
8 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) MVC
3 10 (40.00%) SDLC
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
6 5 (20.00%) DevOps
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) ERP
7 4 (16.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.00%) OO PHP
9 2 (8.00%) Open Source
9 2 (8.00%) Workflow
10 1 (4.00%) CRM
10 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 3 (12.00%) X++
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Google
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