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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 51 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 24 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.59% 2.51% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 3.34% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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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
703 659 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.84% 75.31% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 468 319
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.70 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) .NET
3 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (35.00%) TDD
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 13 (32.50%) Web Services
6 12 (30.00%) BDD
6 12 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 11 (27.50%) Android
7 11 (27.50%) Android Development
8 10 (25.00%) OO
8 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (25.00%) C#
9 9 (22.50%) Java
9 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (22.50%) OOD
9 9 (22.50%) OOP
9 9 (22.50%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (22.50%) Windows
9 9 (22.50%) Internet
9 9 (22.50%) Kanban
9 9 (22.50%) Windows Phone 7
9 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
9 9 (22.50%) Windows Phone
9 9 (22.50%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (22.50%) User Experience
10 8 (20.00%) SQLite
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
11 7 (17.50%) Jenkins

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (10.00%) Node.js
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP PM
1 1 (2.50%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (20.00%) SQLite
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.50%) OLAP
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) OLTP
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) Mechanoid
2 5 (12.50%) Robolectric
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Robotium
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.00%) RSpec
5 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.50%) Behat
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Android Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Android Developer
4 5 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) Web Services
3 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.50%) ActionBarSherlock
5 5 (12.50%) HTML
6 4 (10.00%) SOAP
6 4 (10.00%) XML
7 3 (7.50%) REST
8 2 (5.00%) CSS3
8 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (5.00%) iOS SDK
8 2 (5.00%) Underscore.js
8 2 (5.00%) Marionette.js
8 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.00%) Android SDK
8 2 (5.00%) OpenGL
8 2 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Mobile Payment
1 9 (22.50%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) iPhone
2 4 (10.00%) iPad
3 3 (7.50%) Economics
3 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (27.50%) Android
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Phone 7
3 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Phone
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (35.00%) TDD
4 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 12 (30.00%) BDD
6 11 (27.50%) Android Development
7 10 (25.00%) OO
7 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (22.50%) OOD
8 9 (22.50%) OOP
8 9 (22.50%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Kanban
9 6 (15.00%) MVC
10 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.50%) iOS Development
11 4 (10.00%) ITIL
11 4 (10.00%) ETL
11 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) C#
2 9 (22.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 4 (10.00%) C
4 4 (10.00%) C++
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) PHP5
7 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.50%) yum
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Google
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Zend
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