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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 54 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 34 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.82% 1.23% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 1.64% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 5
Average daily rate
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£314 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
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
943 974 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.26% 75.15% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 576 363
Average daily rate £400 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 27
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 14 £310 -22.50% 1
High Wycombe - 7 £500 -
Aylesbury - 3 £288 -
Marlow - 1 £330 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 52 (82.54%) HTML
2 50 (79.37%) CSS
3 38 (60.32%) SQL
4 33 (52.38%) Web Services
5 32 (50.79%) Java
6 31 (49.21%) XML
7 30 (47.62%) JavaScript
8 25 (39.68%) OO
9 24 (38.10%) ITIL
9 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (36.51%) Content Management
10 23 (36.51%) Service Management
10 23 (36.51%) CMS
10 23 (36.51%) .NET
10 23 (36.51%) HP
11 22 (34.92%) BMC
11 22 (34.92%) CA
11 22 (34.92%) ITSM
11 22 (34.92%) CMDB
11 22 (34.92%) ServiceNow
12 21 (33.33%) C#
13 18 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (28.57%) MVC
14 17 (26.98%) Knowledge Management
15 16 (25.40%) jQuery
16 15 (23.81%) Ajax
16 15 (23.81%) Web Development
16 15 (23.81%) Workflow
17 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
18 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (36.51%) CMS
2 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.94%) IIS
4 3 (4.76%) JBoss
4 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.17%) Drupal
6 1 (1.59%) WordPress
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.59%) Kentico
6 1 (1.59%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Project
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Google Checkout
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Big Data
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) SQLite
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
3 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) NUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Moq
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
1 4 (6.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (90.48%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) ServiceNow Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 11 (17.46%) .NET Developer
5 8 (12.70%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.52%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Applications Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Operations Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (3.17%) LAMP Developer
12 1 (1.59%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (82.54%) HTML
2 50 (79.37%) CSS
3 33 (52.38%) Web Services
4 31 (49.21%) XML
5 23 (36.51%) .NET
6 16 (25.40%) jQuery
7 15 (23.81%) Ajax
8 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
9 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
11 8 (12.70%) Spring
11 8 (12.70%) JSP
12 7 (11.11%) NHibernate
12 7 (11.11%) LINQ
13 6 (9.52%) REST
13 6 (9.52%) Silverlight
14 5 (7.94%) JSON
14 5 (7.94%) Dojo
14 5 (7.94%) WCF
14 5 (7.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) CMDB
2 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.35%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) User Experience
6 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.59%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) SUSE
3 1 (1.59%) Fedora
3 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) OO
2 24 (38.10%) ITIL
2 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (36.51%) Content Management
3 23 (36.51%) Service Management
4 22 (34.92%) ITSM
5 18 (28.57%) MVC
5 18 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (26.98%) Knowledge Management
7 15 (23.81%) Workflow
7 15 (23.81%) Web Development
8 9 (14.29%) TDD
9 8 (12.70%) OOD
10 6 (9.52%) SOA
11 5 (7.94%) B2B
11 5 (7.94%) B2C
11 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.94%) SEO
11 5 (7.94%) System Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) SQL
2 32 (50.79%) Java
3 30 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 21 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (9.52%) C++
6 5 (7.94%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
8 1 (1.59%) VB
8 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) HL7
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) HP
2 22 (34.92%) BMC
2 22 (34.92%) CA
2 22 (34.92%) ServiceNow
3 5 (7.94%) PayPal
3 5 (7.94%) Google
3 5 (7.94%) Coremetrics
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.17%) Coverity
7 1 (1.59%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.59%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.59%) webMethods
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) Compaq