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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 21 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.82% 3.00% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 3.45% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £648 £725 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +10.29%
Unit Testing
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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
106 87 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.89% 87.00% 82.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 107
Average daily rate £475 £500 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (33.33%) HBase
3 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) LANSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce