The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 61 62 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.28% 0.85% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.10% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Average daily rate
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£438 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £268 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
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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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
656 730 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.28% 77.74% 69.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 497 292
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 13
Average hourly rate £37.39 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.21% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £17.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) MVC
3 10 (38.46%) .NET
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) Symfony
5 6 (23.08%) Zend
5 6 (23.08%) PHP5
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) Doctrine
6 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) Windows
8 3 (11.54%) MS Access
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) VB
8 3 (11.54%) Ruby
8 3 (11.54%) VB6
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (11.54%) Node.js
8 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
8 3 (11.54%) Jasmine
8 3 (11.54%) Underscore.js

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (11.54%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) MS Access
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Jasmine
2 3 (11.54%) RSpec
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) NUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.85%) Moq
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.85%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 7 (26.92%) PHP Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) AWS Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) Symfony
2 6 (23.08%) Doctrine
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) jQuery
4 3 (11.54%) Marionette.js
4 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
4 3 (11.54%) Underscore.js
4 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (7.69%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
5 2 (7.69%) WPF
5 2 (7.69%) Apache CXF
5 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
1 7 (26.92%) PHP
2 6 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) PHP5
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) VB6
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Zend
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
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