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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 41 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 33 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.86% 1.74% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 2.26% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 3
Average daily rate £350 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £288 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £433 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
Unit Testing
South West

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
696 664 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.50% 77.03% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 506 421
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 34 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 33 (71.74%) CSS
3 28 (60.87%) HTML
4 26 (56.52%) Git (software)
5 24 (52.17%) Java
6 19 (41.30%) Linux
6 19 (41.30%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (41.30%) MongoDB
7 18 (39.13%) NoSQL
7 18 (39.13%) Sass
7 18 (39.13%) Ruby
7 18 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 18 (39.13%) Open Source
7 18 (39.13%) SQL
8 17 (36.96%) Unix
8 17 (36.96%) ETL
8 17 (36.96%) Data Migration
8 17 (36.96%) Migration
9 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
9 15 (32.61%) Python
10 14 (30.43%) HTTP
10 14 (30.43%) Configuration Management
10 14 (30.43%) Integration Testing
10 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (30.43%) Subversion
10 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
11 13 (28.26%) Capybara
11 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
11 13 (28.26%) Responsive Web Design

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.70%) JBoss
2 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) MongoDB
1 19 (41.30%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (39.13%) NoSQL
3 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) GIS
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 14 (30.43%) Subversion
3 13 (28.26%) Capybara
3 13 (28.26%) Cucumber
3 13 (28.26%) git-flow
3 13 (28.26%) JUnit
3 13 (28.26%) RSpec
4 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 11 (23.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) JSUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.17%) PVCS
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 13 (28.26%) Ruby Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Angular Developer
3 9 (19.57%) HTML CSS Developer
3 9 (19.57%) HTML Developer
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) CSS
2 28 (60.87%) HTML
3 18 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 18 (39.13%) Sass
4 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.87%) J2EE
6 4 (8.70%) .NET
6 4 (8.70%) GWT
7 3 (6.52%) jQuery
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (2.17%) CSS3
9 1 (2.17%) DOM
9 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.17%) Handlebars
9 1 (2.17%) HTML5
9 1 (2.17%) Laravel
9 1 (2.17%) Mustache
9 1 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Visualisation
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Unix
3 13 (28.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Open Source
2 17 (36.96%) Data Migration
2 17 (36.96%) ETL
2 17 (36.96%) Migration
3 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (30.43%) Integration Testing
5 13 (28.26%) Front End Development
5 13 (28.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (28.26%) Scrum
5 13 (28.26%) Web Design
5 13 (28.26%) Web Development
6 6 (13.04%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
8 4 (8.70%) MVC
8 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (6.52%) ITIL
9 3 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 24 (52.17%) Java
3 18 (39.13%) Ruby
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) Python
5 13 (28.26%) Scala
6 2 (4.35%) C#
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (23.91%) yum
3 1 (2.17%) logstash
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Google
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
1 4 (8.70%) Sybase
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago