The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 36 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.11% 0.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 0.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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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 Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 212 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.73% 73.36% 64.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 159 75
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £18.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £18.00 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (50.00%) SOAP
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
1 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (45.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) UML
2 9 (45.00%) JMS
2 9 (45.00%) Struts
2 9 (45.00%) Ant
2 9 (45.00%) JUnit
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) J2EE
2 9 (45.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) Maven
2 9 (45.00%) Java EE
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (45.00%) JPA
2 9 (45.00%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Banking

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Ant
1 9 (45.00%) JUnit
1 9 (45.00%) Maven
1 9 (45.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Team Leader
1 8 (40.00%) Development Team Leader
1 8 (40.00%) Java Team Leader
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Lead Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) SOAP
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (45.00%) Struts
2 9 (45.00%) J2EE
2 9 (45.00%) JMS
2 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (45.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 9 (45.00%) JPA
2 9 (45.00%) Java EE
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) XML Schema
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (30.00%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
1 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) UML
2 9 (45.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Thunderhead