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 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 53 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.53% 1.18% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.61% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 9
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£375 £163 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £163 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £163 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
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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
540 496 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.21% 72.94% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 312 200
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.85 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.62% -93.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (38.10%) MVC
6 7 (33.33%) Scrum
6 7 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) WPF
7 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (23.81%) BDD
8 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
8 5 (23.81%) DevOps
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) WCF
9 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) React
9 4 (19.05%) SDLC
10 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) CSS
10 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) OO
10 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 3 (14.29%) ERP
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 3 (14.29%) X++
10 3 (14.29%) MorphX

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google App Engine
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
1 2 (9.52%) Heroku
1 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (9.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MorphX
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) XMLUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
4 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Manager
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Testing Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Report Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (28.57%) WPF
4 5 (23.81%) WCF
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) React
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) WinForms
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (9.52%) Sass
7 2 (9.52%) LESS
7 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) ERP
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (4.76%) MVVM
8 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) Change Control
8 1 (4.76%) Database Security
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) X++
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Google
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