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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 73 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.77% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.14% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £319 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £435 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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
878 791 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.79% 75.33% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 409 345
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +57.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 6 £424 +13.00% 2
High Wycombe -2 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) Web Services
4 12 (48.00%) JSP
4 12 (48.00%) Eclipse
4 12 (48.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (48.00%) Spring
5 10 (40.00%) XML
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) jQuery
7 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (28.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) JBoss
7 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) J2EE
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Struts
8 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (24.00%) Degree
8 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Servlets
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.00%) JUnit

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (28.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.00%) Papyrus
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.00%) JUnit
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.00%) JDeveloper
5 2 (8.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.00%) Moq
6 1 (4.00%) Subversion
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Front Office
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
2 13 (52.00%) Web Services
3 12 (48.00%) JSP
3 12 (48.00%) Hibernate
3 12 (48.00%) Spring
4 10 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) J2EE
7 6 (24.00%) Struts
7 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.00%) Servlets
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (16.00%) WCF
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (12.00%) HTML5
10 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle ADF
10 3 (12.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) VBA
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) VBScript
6 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (12.00%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) JBoss
3 5 (20.00%) Sun
4 4 (16.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.00%) BMC
5 2 (8.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft