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 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 64 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 24 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.73% 0.74% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.00% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
Average daily rate
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£318 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £486 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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
1094 904 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.99% 74.04% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 524 431
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £495 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +8 20 £314 -25.95% 13
Aylesbury - 1 £313 - 1
Marlow - 1 £330 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 50 (73.53%) HTML
1 50 (73.53%) CSS
2 48 (70.59%) SQL
3 40 (58.82%) Web Services
4 39 (57.35%) XML
5 35 (51.47%) Java
6 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
7 28 (41.18%) .NET
8 26 (38.24%) C#
9 24 (35.29%) ITIL
9 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (33.82%) Service Management
10 23 (33.82%) HP
11 22 (32.35%) BMC
11 22 (32.35%) CA
11 22 (32.35%) ITSM
11 22 (32.35%) CMS
11 22 (32.35%) Content Management
11 22 (32.35%) CMDB
11 22 (32.35%) ServiceNow
12 20 (29.41%) OO
13 19 (27.94%) .NET Framework
14 18 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
15 17 (25.00%) MVC
16 16 (23.53%) jQuery
17 15 (22.06%) Workflow
17 15 (22.06%) Web Development
17 15 (22.06%) SOA
17 15 (22.06%) SQL Server

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (32.35%) CMS
2 13 (19.12%) IIS
3 11 (16.18%) WebSphere
4 7 (10.29%) Apache
4 7 (10.29%) MQSeries
4 7 (10.29%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.88%) JBoss
7 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.47%) WordPress
8 1 (1.47%) Node.js
8 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Project
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Google Checkout
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.29%) Fiddler
3 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) JIRA
6 1 (1.47%) Selenium
6 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
1 4 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (75.00%) Developer
2 20 (29.41%) ServiceNow Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Web Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) BizTalk Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Programmer
9 2 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (73.53%) HTML
1 50 (73.53%) CSS
2 40 (58.82%) Web Services
3 39 (57.35%) XML
4 28 (41.18%) .NET
5 19 (27.94%) .NET Framework
6 16 (23.53%) jQuery
7 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
8 12 (17.65%) WCF
8 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (16.18%) Ajax
10 10 (14.71%) LINQ
11 9 (13.24%) Spring
11 9 (13.24%) JSP
11 9 (13.24%) XSLT
11 9 (13.24%) MSMQ
12 7 (10.29%) XSD
12 7 (10.29%) EDI
12 7 (10.29%) REST
13 6 (8.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) CMDB
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.47%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) ITIL
1 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Service Management
3 22 (32.35%) ITSM
3 22 (32.35%) Content Management
4 20 (29.41%) OO
5 18 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
6 17 (25.00%) MVC
7 15 (22.06%) Workflow
7 15 (22.06%) SOA
7 15 (22.06%) Web Development
8 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.82%) OOD
9 6 (8.82%) TDD
9 6 (8.82%) Time Management
10 5 (7.35%) Analytics
10 5 (7.35%) System Testing
10 5 (7.35%) B2B
10 5 (7.35%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 48 (70.59%) SQL
2 35 (51.47%) Java
3 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
4 26 (38.24%) C#
5 10 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 9 (13.24%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.94%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) VB6
8 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) HP
2 22 (32.35%) ServiceNow
2 22 (32.35%) BMC
2 22 (32.35%) CA
3 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle
4 5 (7.35%) PayPal
4 5 (7.35%) Google
4 5 (7.35%) Coremetrics
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.47%) webMethods
7 1 (1.47%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.47%) Compaq