The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 61 39 61
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 2.97% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 4.32% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate £275 £300 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £313 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
712 440 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.99% 68.86% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 283 439
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.61 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Unit Testing
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Subversion
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) Zend
6 3 (23.08%) Zend Framework
6 3 (23.08%) Confluence
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) VBA
7 2 (15.38%) JSP
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (15.38%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) JUnit
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) XSD
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 2 (15.38%) OO

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) PhpStorm
4 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) MI Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Zend Framework
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) XSD
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) JSF
4 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
4 2 (15.38%) Underscore.js
4 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) GWT
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) SUSE
2 1 (7.69%) Debian
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) B2C
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) SEO
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban
6 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) VBA
3 2 (15.38%) PHP5
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Postfix
1 1 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Zend
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
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