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 23 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.78% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -14.11%
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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
294 201 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.36% 70.28% 71.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 139 110
Average daily rate £350 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.67 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.22% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.04 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.17 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
5 4 (25.00%) Kibana
5 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Spring Web Flow
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
6 3 (18.75%) Maven
6 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 3 (18.75%) Java EE
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) Thunderhead
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Commerce

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (18.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) DataStage
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
1 3 (18.75%) Ant
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) Spring Web Flow
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Java EE
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) XML Schema
5 3 (18.75%) JMS
5 3 (18.75%) Struts
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) JPA
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Thunderhead
2 2 (12.50%) Teradata