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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 50 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 36 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.76% 2.44% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 3.37% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 6
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£325 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -22.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.34%
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
1004 860 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.99% 72.33% 73.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 481 364
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 28
Average hourly rate £26.75 £15.97 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 14 £310 -17.33% 3
High Wycombe +2 9 £363 +5.07%
Aylesbury 0 6 £313 -5.30%
Buckingham - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (85.42%) HTML
1 41 (85.42%) CSS
2 27 (56.25%) Web Services
2 27 (56.25%) XML
2 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 25 (52.08%) SQL
4 23 (47.92%) C#
4 23 (47.92%) .NET
5 21 (43.75%) Java
6 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (39.58%) OO
8 17 (35.42%) MVC
8 17 (35.42%) jQuery
9 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 15 (31.25%) CMS
10 15 (31.25%) Content Management
10 15 (31.25%) .NET Framework
11 14 (29.17%) CMDB
11 14 (29.17%) Service Management
11 14 (29.17%) ITSM
11 14 (29.17%) HP
11 14 (29.17%) BMC
11 14 (29.17%) CA
11 14 (29.17%) ITIL
11 14 (29.17%) ServiceNow
12 12 (25.00%) Web Development
12 12 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
12 12 (25.00%) Ajax
13 11 (22.92%) LINQ
13 11 (22.92%) Visual Studio

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (31.25%) CMS
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.25%) JBoss
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.17%) Drupal
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) Kentico
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) Google Checkout
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Moq
6 1 (2.08%) NUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Web Developer
4 10 (20.83%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) LAMP Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.08%) UI Programmer
10 1 (2.08%) AWS Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) HTML
1 41 (85.42%) CSS
2 27 (56.25%) Web Services
2 27 (56.25%) XML
3 23 (47.92%) .NET
4 17 (35.42%) jQuery
5 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 15 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 12 (25.00%) Ajax
8 11 (22.92%) LINQ
9 10 (20.83%) WCF
10 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (16.67%) Entity Framework
11 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
12 5 (10.42%) REST
12 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (10.42%) JSP
12 5 (10.42%) XSL
12 5 (10.42%) JSON
12 5 (10.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) CMDB
2 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) SUSE
2 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.08%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) OO
3 17 (35.42%) MVC
4 15 (31.25%) Content Management
5 14 (29.17%) Service Management
5 14 (29.17%) ITSM
5 14 (29.17%) ITIL
6 12 (25.00%) Web Development
6 12 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (20.83%) Workflow
7 10 (20.83%) TDD
8 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.42%) OOD
10 5 (10.42%) Time Management
10 5 (10.42%) Scrum
11 4 (8.33%) MVVM
12 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
13 2 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 25 (52.08%) SQL
3 23 (47.92%) C#
4 21 (43.75%) Java
5 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.42%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) HL7
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) HP
1 14 (29.17%) BMC
1 14 (29.17%) CA
1 14 (29.17%) ServiceNow
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Coverity
3 2 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Coremetrics
3 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.17%) Remedy
3 2 (4.17%) PayPal
4 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
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