The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank - 36 28
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.92% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.06% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 189 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 70.99% 86.70% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 63
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 9
Average hourly rate £29.75 £31.56 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -31.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.12 £30.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.51 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Chester region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Chester
Chester, Cheshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago