The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 65 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 21 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.75% 2.75% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 3.67% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 6
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£325 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £304 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £347 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Unit Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
928 818 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.33% 75.11% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 468 325
Average daily rate £365 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 36
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.97 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.19% -17.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Buckinghamshire region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Buckinghamshire region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 12 £325 +22.64% 3
Aylesbury +1 5 £344 +4.16%
High Wycombe -2 3 £363 +5.07% 3
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 24 (82.76%) HTML
1 24 (82.76%) CSS
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 16 (55.17%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) Web Services
4 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (41.38%) XML
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
5 12 (41.38%) OO
5 12 (41.38%) MVC
6 11 (37.93%) jQuery
7 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
8 9 (31.03%) Java
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (31.03%) Ajax
8 9 (31.03%) WCF
9 7 (24.14%) TDD
9 7 (24.14%) Content Management
9 7 (24.14%) Web Development
9 7 (24.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
10 6 (20.69%) LINQ
10 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.24%) CMS
11 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
12 4 (13.79%) JIRA

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (17.24%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Drupal
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.45%) Kentico
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) NUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.45%) Moq
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.45%) UI Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) HTML
1 24 (82.76%) CSS
2 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) Web Services
3 12 (41.38%) XML
3 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (37.93%) jQuery
5 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
6 9 (31.03%) WCF
6 9 (31.03%) Ajax
7 7 (24.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (20.69%) LINQ
8 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
9 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (13.79%) WPF
10 4 (13.79%) Dojo
10 4 (13.79%) WinForms
10 4 (13.79%) Spring
10 4 (13.79%) JSP
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) CMDB
3 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) SUSE
2 1 (3.45%) Fedora
2 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) MVC
2 12 (41.38%) OO
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Content Management
3 7 (24.14%) Web Development
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (13.79%) MVVM
5 4 (13.79%) Time Management
5 4 (13.79%) OOD
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITSM
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) SEO
7 2 (6.90%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) C++
5 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.34%) PHP
7 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.90%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) VB
8 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) HP
1 4 (13.79%) BMC
1 4 (13.79%) CA
1 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Remedy
2 2 (6.90%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Coremetrics
2 2 (6.90%) Coverity
3 1 (3.45%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
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