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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 20 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.48% 1.37% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 1.68% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£475 £484 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +26.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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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
101 179 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.83% 81.74% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 134 243
Average daily rate £450 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £310 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) JavaBeans
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) LINQ
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Maven

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Jtest
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) TM1 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) JSP
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
1 2 (28.57%) LINQ
1 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (28.57%) JavaBeans
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) AOP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) Perforce
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow