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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 56 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.75% 0.51% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.67% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
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£400 £338 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £368 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
638 594 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.27% 76.06% 66.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 403 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 13
Average hourly rate £44.44 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.16% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) PHP
3 16 (45.71%) MVC
3 16 (45.71%) Zend
4 13 (37.14%) TDD
4 13 (37.14%) Doctrine
5 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (31.43%) Symfony
5 11 (31.43%) .NET
6 10 (28.57%) Scrum
7 9 (25.71%) C#
7 9 (25.71%) PHP5
8 8 (22.86%) Java
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.14%) jQuery
10 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 5 (14.29%) Spring
12 4 (11.43%) Web Services
12 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
12 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
12 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
12 4 (11.43%) RESTful
13 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
13 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
13 3 (8.57%) Hazelcast

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
1 1 (2.86%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) Hazelcast
3 3 (8.57%) MS Access
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) NUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.86%) Moq
4 1 (2.86%) Behat
4 1 (2.86%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (2.86%) Back Office
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 13 (37.14%) PHP Developer
4 11 (31.43%) Senior PHP Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
6 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (8.57%) Programmer
8 3 (8.57%) Tester
8 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Technical Tester
10 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Doctrine
2 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) Symfony
3 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.14%) jQuery
5 5 (14.29%) Spring
5 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (11.43%) RESTful
6 4 (11.43%) Web Services
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.71%) Apache CXF
8 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
8 2 (5.71%) JMS
8 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.71%) HTML
8 2 (5.71%) SOAP
8 2 (5.71%) REST
8 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.71%) WPF
8 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) MVC
3 13 (37.14%) TDD
4 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (28.57%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) OOP
7 3 (8.57%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.86%) System Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.86%) BDD
9 1 (2.86%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) PHP
2 9 (25.71%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) PHP5
3 8 (22.86%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) VB
5 3 (8.57%) VB6
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Zend
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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