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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 55 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 0.36% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.58% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£350 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
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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
551 346 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.93% 62.23% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 204 196
Average daily rate £380 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.70 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
7 3 (15.79%) WPF
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) VBScript
7 3 (15.79%) VB
7 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.79%) VBA
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 2 (10.53%) CSS
8 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.53%) OOP

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Heroku
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Moq
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) WPF
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) React
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) WinForms
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.26%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) VBScript
4 3 (15.79%) VB
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Thunderhead
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Talend
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
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