The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 112 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 90 134 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 1.85% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.43% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 101 124
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £59.00 -
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4379 5511 5868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.28% 76.03% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 4118 4371
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 69 (34.85%) Java
2 61 (30.81%) Web Services
3 58 (29.29%) C#
4 54 (27.27%) SQL
5 53 (26.77%) .NET
5 53 (26.77%) Banking
6 52 (26.26%) Finance
7 49 (24.75%) MVC
7 49 (24.75%) Oracle
8 46 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 43 (21.72%) HTML
11 42 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (20.71%) Scrum
13 40 (20.20%) JavaScript
14 38 (19.19%) TDD
15 37 (18.69%) CSS
15 37 (18.69%) OO
16 35 (17.68%) Microsoft
17 33 (16.67%) J2EE
17 33 (16.67%) Spring
18 32 (16.16%) ASP.NET
19 31 (15.66%) XML
20 30 (15.15%) Investment Banking
20 30 (15.15%) jQuery
21 29 (14.65%) Maven
22 28 (14.14%) JUnit
23 26 (13.13%) Software Engineering
24 24 (12.12%) QA
24 24 (12.12%) Git (software)

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (7.07%) Node.js
2 11 (5.56%) Apache
3 8 (4.04%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (3.54%) IIS
4 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.02%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.01%) nginx
8 2 (1.01%) Liferay
8 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.51%) Drupal
9 1 (0.51%) Jetty
9 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.53%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.51%) Magento
7 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.54%) SaaS
2 7 (3.54%) PaaS
3 6 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.53%) IaaS
5 4 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.01%) Heroku
7 2 (1.01%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.55%) HTTP
2 6 (3.03%) Internet
3 3 (1.52%) SSL
4 2 (1.01%) FTP
4 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.51%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.10%) Oracle Database
3 15 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.55%) MySQL
8 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.54%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.03%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.03%) Big Data
9 6 (3.03%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.02%) OLTP
11 4 (2.02%) Redis
11 4 (2.02%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 29 (14.65%) Maven
2 28 (14.14%) JUnit
3 24 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 21 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (10.61%) TeamCity
5 19 (9.60%) NUnit
6 16 (8.08%) Jenkins
7 14 (7.07%) CruiseControl
8 13 (6.57%) Mockito
9 12 (6.06%) Visual Studio
10 11 (5.56%) Moq
11 10 (5.05%) jMock
12 9 (4.55%) Subversion
12 9 (4.55%) JIRA
12 9 (4.55%) Selenium
12 9 (4.55%) Ant
13 7 (3.54%) Hudson
13 7 (3.54%) MSTest
14 6 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
15 5 (2.53%) Bugzilla
General
1 53 (26.77%) Banking
2 52 (26.26%) Finance
3 30 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.58%) Front Office
5 10 (5.05%) Retail
6 6 (3.03%) General Ledger
6 6 (3.03%) Marketing
6 6 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.53%) Publishing
7 5 (2.53%) Games
8 4 (2.02%) Advertising
8 4 (2.02%) Legal
8 4 (2.02%) Billing
9 3 (1.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 137 (69.19%) Developer
2 27 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 21 (10.61%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.58%) C# Developer
6 12 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (5.05%) Consultant
7 10 (5.05%) Architect
8 9 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
9 8 (4.04%) Analyst
9 8 (4.04%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (4.04%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 8 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.54%) HTML Developer
10 7 (3.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.03%) iOS Developer
11 6 (3.03%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.03%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (30.81%) Web Services
2 53 (26.77%) .NET
3 43 (21.72%) HTML
4 37 (18.69%) CSS
5 33 (16.67%) J2EE
5 33 (16.67%) Spring
6 32 (16.16%) ASP.NET
7 31 (15.66%) XML
8 30 (15.15%) jQuery
9 22 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 20 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (9.60%) WCF
12 18 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 18 (9.09%) SOAP
13 16 (8.08%) Spring MVC
14 15 (7.58%) REST
14 15 (7.58%) HTML5
15 14 (7.07%) RESTful
15 14 (7.07%) JSON
15 14 (7.07%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.58%) Market Risk
2 10 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.55%) Open Source
3 9 (4.55%) W3C
4 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.02%) Replication
5 4 (2.02%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.02%) Equities
5 4 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.52%) Derivative
6 3 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.52%) FMCG
6 3 (1.52%) iSeries
6 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.52%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.01%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.60%) Windows
2 14 (7.07%) Linux
3 9 (4.55%) UNIX
4 7 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.53%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) CentOS
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.51%) zOS
6 1 (0.51%) Debian
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.51%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.75%) MVC
2 46 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (20.71%) Scrum
5 38 (19.19%) TDD
6 37 (18.69%) OO
7 26 (13.13%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.61%) OOP
9 20 (10.10%) Multithreading
10 17 (8.59%) Business Analysis
10 17 (8.59%) E-Commerce
10 17 (8.59%) SOA
11 16 (8.08%) BDD
12 14 (7.07%) Refactoring
13 12 (6.06%) Low Latency
14 11 (5.56%) Integration Testing
14 11 (5.56%) Risk Management
15 10 (5.05%) Workflow
15 10 (5.05%) Migration
16 9 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.85%) Java
2 58 (29.29%) C#
3 54 (27.27%) SQL
4 40 (20.20%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.07%) Python
6 12 (6.06%) PHP
7 10 (5.05%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.05%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.54%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.03%) C++
10 4 (2.02%) XAML
10 4 (2.02%) VBA
10 4 (2.02%) Scala
10 4 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.52%) RPG IV
11 3 (1.52%) Ruby
11 3 (1.52%) C
11 3 (1.52%) RPG
11 3 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (9.60%) Degree
2 11 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.02%) MCT
6 2 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.51%) ISEB
7 1 (0.51%) MCSD
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) MCITP
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.12%) QA
2 8 (4.04%) WAI
3 2 (1.01%) HL7
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.03%) RACF
2 5 (2.53%) HDFS
3 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Varnish
4 1 (0.51%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.02%) Oozie
3 2 (1.01%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.51%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (24.75%) Oracle
2 35 (17.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.53%) JBoss
3 5 (2.53%) ATG
4 4 (2.02%) Apple
4 4 (2.02%) Zend
4 4 (2.02%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.52%) hybris
6 2 (1.01%) Syncfusion
6 2 (1.01%) IBM
6 2 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.01%) MKS
6 2 (1.01%) Google
6 2 (1.01%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.01%) HP
7 1 (0.51%) Informatica
7 1 (0.51%) Calypso
7 1 (0.51%) Siebel
7 1 (0.51%) Sybase
7 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
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