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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 30 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.63% 0.96% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.12% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
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£295 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.39%
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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 Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 178 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 86.12% 85.17% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 55 32
Average daily rate £400 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £31.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) WCF

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Cactus
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) SignalR
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (25.00%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
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