The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 28 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.62% 3.45% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 3.88% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£530 £475 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% -1.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 103 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.41% 88.79% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 51 119
Average daily rate £475 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Canary Wharf region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) Solace
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Perforce
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (20.00%) DTS
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) DTS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Perforce
1 2 (40.00%) Solace
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (20.00%) LANSA