The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Canary Wharf 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 18 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.42% 2.41% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.85% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £484 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -15.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 246 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.52% 84.83% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 178 170
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £267 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 28 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) AOP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Jtest
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Jtest
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) TM1 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) AOP
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow