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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 35 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 21 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.05% - 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% - 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 6
Average daily rate £425 - £388
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 £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
Unit Testing
South Wales

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
362 224 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.02% 71.57% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 170 132
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 46 (83.64%) C#
2 43 (78.18%) .NET
3 39 (70.91%) SQL Server
3 39 (70.91%) OOP
3 39 (70.91%) Scrum
3 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (69.09%) MVC
5 36 (65.45%) ASP.NET
6 35 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (60.00%) SQL
8 26 (47.27%) Entity Framework
8 26 (47.27%) .NET Framework
9 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
10 24 (43.64%) XML
11 23 (41.82%) OO
12 22 (40.00%) NHS
12 22 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (36.36%) TDD
14 18 (32.73%) HTML
14 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
14 18 (32.73%) CSS
15 16 (29.09%) Back Office
15 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (27.27%) WCF
17 14 (25.45%) Web Services
17 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
18 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
18 12 (21.82%) SOAP
18 12 (21.82%) LDAP
18 12 (21.82%) jQuery

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) LDAP
2 10 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (70.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.91%) Subversion
3 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.45%) CruiseControl
4 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
4 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) MbUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.64%) MSTest
5 2 (3.64%) NUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.82%) Maven
6 1 (1.82%) Mockito
General
1 16 (29.09%) Back Office
2 8 (14.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (100.00%) Developer
2 34 (61.82%) .NET Developer
3 30 (54.55%) SQL Developer
4 13 (23.64%) Senior Developer
5 11 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (18.18%) C# Developer
7 9 (16.36%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (14.55%) Agile Developer
9 7 (12.73%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (10.91%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (10.91%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (10.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (7.27%) Agile C# Developer
12 4 (7.27%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 4 (7.27%) Senior SQL Developer
13 3 (5.45%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (78.18%) .NET
2 36 (65.45%) ASP.NET
3 35 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (47.27%) .NET Framework
4 26 (47.27%) Entity Framework
5 24 (43.64%) XML
6 18 (32.73%) CSS
6 18 (32.73%) HTML
7 15 (27.27%) WCF
8 14 (25.45%) Web Services
9 12 (21.82%) jQuery
9 12 (21.82%) SOAP
10 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (9.09%) LINQ
13 4 (7.27%) Ajax
13 4 (7.27%) REST
14 3 (5.45%) XForms
14 3 (5.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) NHS
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (70.91%) OOP
1 39 (70.91%) Scrum
2 38 (69.09%) MVC
3 23 (41.82%) OO
4 20 (36.36%) TDD
5 11 (20.00%) Data Security
5 11 (20.00%) High Availability
5 11 (20.00%) MSF
6 10 (18.18%) BDD
7 9 (16.36%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.73%) SDLC
9 6 (10.91%) Records Management
10 5 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 5 (9.09%) UML
11 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
12 3 (5.45%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) C#
2 33 (60.00%) SQL
3 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) XPath
7 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Red Gate
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago