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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 42 36 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 29 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.49% 2.67% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 3.75% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
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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
614 427 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.98% 71.17% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 303 409
Average daily rate £375 £358 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 42
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 2014, 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 28 (50.00%) MVC
1 28 (50.00%) PHP
2 27 (48.21%) Zend
3 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (41.07%) Java
5 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (35.71%) Spring
7 18 (32.14%) Scrum
8 17 (30.36%) Symfony
9 15 (26.79%) Web Services
10 13 (23.21%) jQuery
11 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
11 11 (19.64%) HTML
12 10 (17.86%) SOAP
12 10 (17.86%) Apache CXF
13 9 (16.07%) PHP5
13 9 (16.07%) MySQL
13 9 (16.07%) REST
14 8 (14.29%) SQL
14 8 (14.29%) JIRA
14 8 (14.29%) Confluence
15 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
15 7 (12.50%) JUnit
15 7 (12.50%) CSS
15 7 (12.50%) UNIX
16 6 (10.71%) Linux
16 6 (10.71%) XML
16 6 (10.71%) XSD
16 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
16 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 8 (14.29%) Confluence
2 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Magento
1 4 (7.14%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) Hazelcast
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) JIRA
2 7 (12.50%) JUnit
3 6 (10.71%) Subversion
4 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.57%) Maven
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium
6 2 (3.57%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.79%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.79%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (80.36%) Developer
2 25 (44.64%) PHP Developer
3 23 (41.07%) Senior Developer
4 20 (35.71%) Senior PHP Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Lead Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) Spring
2 17 (30.36%) Symfony
3 15 (26.79%) Web Services
4 13 (23.21%) jQuery
5 11 (19.64%) HTML
6 10 (17.86%) SOAP
6 10 (17.86%) Apache CXF
7 9 (16.07%) REST
8 7 (12.50%) CSS
9 6 (10.71%) XML
9 6 (10.71%) XSD
9 6 (10.71%) JSP
9 6 (10.71%) .NET
9 6 (10.71%) Spring MVC
9 6 (10.71%) Ajax
10 5 (8.93%) RESTful
10 5 (8.93%) Zend Framework
11 4 (7.14%) J2EE
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) UNIX
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) CentOS
3 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.36%) Fedora
4 2 (3.57%) SUSE
4 2 (3.57%) Debian
4 2 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) MVC
2 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (32.14%) Scrum
5 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.71%) B2C
7 6 (10.71%) Validation
7 6 (10.71%) SEO
7 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 6 (10.71%) Refactoring
7 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Kanban
7 6 (10.71%) Data Validation
8 5 (8.93%) OO
9 4 (7.14%) Time Management
10 3 (5.36%) Code Coverage
11 2 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) PHP
2 23 (41.07%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) PHP5
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) Ruby
6 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Samba
1 2 (3.57%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Zend
2 6 (10.71%) hybris
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) JBoss
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