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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 52 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 22 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.26% 1.12% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.43% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 14
Average daily rate £325 £313 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +10.29%
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
792 912 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.23% 78.69% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 474 422
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 16 £325 +8.33% 4
Amersham - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
3 17 (53.13%) C#
3 17 (53.13%) .NET
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 10 (31.25%) Java
6 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) WCF
7 8 (25.00%) WPF
7 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (25.00%) MVVM
8 7 (21.88%) Scrum
8 7 (21.88%) TDD
8 7 (21.88%) NUnit
9 6 (18.75%) Spring
9 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
9 6 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (18.75%) Moq
9 6 (18.75%) jQuery
9 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
9 6 (18.75%) JSP
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
10 5 (15.63%) Servlets
10 5 (15.63%) Struts
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) J2EE

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.13%) Mule
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) NUnit
2 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 6 (18.75%) Moq
2 6 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (15.63%) JUnit
3 5 (15.63%) Maven
3 5 (15.63%) MSTest
3 5 (15.63%) Selenium
4 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.13%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 12 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 11 (34.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 8 (25.00%) WPF Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
7 5 (15.63%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
8 4 (12.50%) C# WCF Developer
8 4 (12.50%) WCF Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Consultant
9 3 (9.38%) Senior WPF Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
10 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) WCF
3 8 (25.00%) WPF
4 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 6 (18.75%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) JSP
4 6 (18.75%) Spring
5 5 (15.63%) HTML
5 5 (15.63%) J2EE
5 5 (15.63%) Servlets
5 5 (15.63%) Struts
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.50%) CSS
6 4 (12.50%) RESTful
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.25%) XSLT
9 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) MVVM
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
3 7 (21.88%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
4 5 (15.63%) Validation
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Java
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) MCAD
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSD
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SDET
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Sun
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Compaq
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) Terracotta
4 1 (3.13%) webMethods
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
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