The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Buckinghamshire 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 52 57 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 31 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.58% 0.96% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 1.31% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 1
Average daily rate £330 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +47.82%
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 - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
845 611 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.42% 73.26% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 356 381
Average daily rate £355 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Unit Testing
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Aylesbury - 14 £330 - 1
Milton Keynes -17 6 £375 -11.76% 2
High Wycombe - 3 £345 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (62.16%) JavaScript
2 21 (56.76%) MVC
2 21 (56.76%) AngularJS
3 19 (51.35%) Backbone.js
3 19 (51.35%) YUI
3 19 (51.35%) Ext JS
4 17 (45.95%) Subversion
4 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
5 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 16 (43.24%) CSS
5 16 (43.24%) OO
6 13 (35.14%) Jasmine
7 10 (27.03%) TDD
8 9 (24.32%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) XML
8 9 (24.32%) Java
9 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 8 (21.62%) HP
9 8 (21.62%) BDD
10 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (18.92%) CMS
11 6 (16.22%) BMC
11 6 (16.22%) CA
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.22%) ITIL
11 6 (16.22%) CMDB
11 6 (16.22%) Workflow
11 6 (16.22%) ITSM
11 6 (16.22%) Content Management
11 6 (16.22%) Knowledge Management

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (18.92%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Papyrus
2 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.70%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Subversion
1 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
2 13 (35.14%) Jasmine
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) XMLUnit
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.70%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (16.22%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.41%) UI Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) AngularJS
2 19 (51.35%) Backbone.js
2 19 (51.35%) YUI
2 19 (51.35%) Ext JS
3 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 16 (43.24%) CSS
4 9 (24.32%) Web Services
4 9 (24.32%) XML
5 4 (10.81%) HTML5
5 4 (10.81%) .NET
6 3 (8.11%) CSS3
7 2 (5.41%) WCF
7 2 (5.41%) jQuery
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.70%) J2EE
8 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) CMDB
2 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.70%) EFT
3 1 (2.70%) APACS
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) MVC
2 16 (43.24%) OO
3 10 (27.03%) TDD
4 8 (21.62%) BDD
5 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 6 (16.22%) Workflow
6 6 (16.22%) ITSM
6 6 (16.22%) Content Management
6 6 (16.22%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (8.11%) SOA
8 2 (5.41%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.41%) OOP
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.70%) CQRS
9 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.70%) ETL
9 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) JavaScript
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) VBA
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) HP
2 6 (16.22%) BMC
2 6 (16.22%) CA
2 6 (16.22%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Informatica
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Sun