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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 46 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 43 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.62% 1.63% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 2.18% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 5
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£325 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% -12.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
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
939 963 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.04% 74.94% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 574 353
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +3 15 £318 -20.62% 1
High Wycombe - 15 £381 - 3
Aylesbury -1 3 £288 -12.87%
Buckingham - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 51 (86.44%) HTML
2 49 (83.05%) CSS
3 36 (61.02%) SQL
4 34 (57.63%) Web Services
5 32 (54.24%) XML
6 30 (50.85%) Java
6 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
7 24 (40.68%) .NET
7 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (38.98%) C#
8 23 (38.98%) OO
9 22 (37.29%) CMS
10 21 (35.59%) ITSM
10 21 (35.59%) Content Management
10 21 (35.59%) CMDB
10 21 (35.59%) ITIL
10 21 (35.59%) HP
10 21 (35.59%) BMC
10 21 (35.59%) CA
10 21 (35.59%) ServiceNow
11 20 (33.90%) Service Management
12 18 (30.51%) MVC
12 18 (30.51%) jQuery
13 16 (27.12%) Knowledge Management
13 16 (27.12%) Ajax
13 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET
14 15 (25.42%) Workflow
15 14 (23.73%) Web Development
15 14 (23.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (37.29%) CMS
2 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.47%) IIS
4 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.08%) JBoss
6 2 (3.39%) Drupal
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.69%) Kentico
7 1 (1.69%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Google Checkout
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQLite
5 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.47%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.39%) Selenium
4 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.69%) Moq
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 4 (6.78%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (93.22%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) ServiceNow Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Web Developer
4 12 (20.34%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.17%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.47%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.39%) LAMP Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
11 1 (1.69%) Agile .NET Developer
11 1 (1.69%) UI Programmer
11 1 (1.69%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (86.44%) HTML
2 49 (83.05%) CSS
3 34 (57.63%) Web Services
4 32 (54.24%) XML
5 24 (40.68%) .NET
6 18 (30.51%) jQuery
7 16 (27.12%) Ajax
7 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET
8 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
9 11 (18.64%) LINQ
10 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (15.25%) WCF
12 7 (11.86%) Spring
12 7 (11.86%) JSP
13 6 (10.17%) NHibernate
13 6 (10.17%) REST
14 5 (8.47%) Entity Framework
14 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
14 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (8.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) CMDB
2 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.39%) User Experience
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.69%) SUSE
2 1 (1.69%) Fedora
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) OO
3 21 (35.59%) ITSM
3 21 (35.59%) Content Management
3 21 (35.59%) ITIL
4 20 (33.90%) Service Management
5 18 (30.51%) MVC
6 16 (27.12%) Knowledge Management
7 15 (25.42%) Workflow
8 14 (23.73%) Web Development
8 14 (23.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (20.34%) TDD
10 7 (11.86%) Scrum
10 7 (11.86%) OOD
11 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.47%) Time Management
12 5 (8.47%) SOA
13 4 (6.78%) B2B
13 4 (6.78%) B2C
13 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) SQL
2 30 (50.85%) Java
2 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.98%) C#
4 6 (10.17%) C++
5 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.78%) PHP
7 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) VB6
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VBScript
9 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) HL7
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) HP
1 21 (35.59%) BMC
1 21 (35.59%) CA
1 21 (35.59%) ServiceNow
2 4 (6.78%) Google
2 4 (6.78%) Coremetrics
2 4 (6.78%) PayPal
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Coverity
5 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
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