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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 110 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 102 87 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 1.50% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.93% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 72 87
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 £348 £341 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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.

1 123 (62.76%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (46.43%) C#
2 91 (46.43%) .NET
3 81 (41.33%) TDD
4 60 (30.61%) SQL Server
5 55 (28.06%) Finance
6 52 (26.53%) ASP.NET
7 51 (26.02%) SQL
8 49 (25.00%) Java
8 49 (25.00%) Scrum
9 47 (23.98%) JavaScript
10 43 (21.94%) HTML
11 42 (21.43%) MVC
12 41 (20.92%) Banking
12 41 (20.92%) .NET Framework
13 40 (20.41%) Web Services
13 40 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (19.39%) XML
15 35 (17.86%) WCF
16 33 (16.84%) CSS
17 32 (16.33%) OO
18 30 (15.31%) jQuery
19 29 (14.80%) BDD
19 29 (14.80%) Entity Framework
20 28 (14.29%) AngularJS
20 28 (14.29%) HTML5
20 28 (14.29%) Multithreading
21 27 (13.78%) WPF
21 27 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (13.78%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (9.69%) CMS
2 14 (7.14%) Node.js
3 10 (5.10%) Umbraco
4 9 (4.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (4.59%) Kentico
4 9 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.59%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.06%) Jetty
5 6 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.53%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.02%) IIS
9 1 (0.51%) JBoss
9 1 (0.51%) Apache
9 1 (0.51%) SAS
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.53%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.51%) Magento
3 1 (0.51%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.55%) Office 365
3 4 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Heroku
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) HTTP
2 3 (1.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.06%) MySQL
7 6 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.53%) SQLite
10 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.02%) MS Access
11 2 (1.02%) DB2
11 2 (1.02%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (11.22%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.20%) Subversion
4 16 (8.16%) Maven
4 16 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 16 (8.16%) Jenkins
5 12 (6.12%) JUnit
6 11 (5.61%) JMeter
7 10 (5.10%) Selenium
7 10 (5.10%) NUnit
8 9 (4.59%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.08%) Xcode
10 7 (3.57%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (3.06%) Hudson
11 6 (3.06%) TestNG
11 6 (3.06%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.55%) JIRA
12 5 (2.55%) WebLOAD
12 5 (2.55%) Mockito
General
1 55 (28.06%) Finance
2 41 (20.92%) Banking
3 26 (13.27%) Front Office
4 19 (9.69%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.57%) Law
6 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.04%) Advertising
7 3 (1.53%) Retail
7 3 (1.53%) Marketing
7 3 (1.53%) Back Office
8 2 (1.02%) Legal
8 2 (1.02%) Games
8 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 168 (85.71%) Developer
2 39 (19.90%) Senior Developer
2 39 (19.90%) C# Developer
3 31 (15.82%) .NET Developer
4 23 (11.73%) Java Developer
5 18 (9.18%) Senior C# Developer
6 12 (6.12%) iOS Developer
6 12 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (4.08%) Android Developer
7 8 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (4.08%) Analyst
8 7 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.06%) AWS Developer
10 5 (2.55%) Senior iOS Developer
10 5 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (2.55%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (2.55%) Report Developer
10 5 (2.55%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.55%) Programmer
11 4 (2.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (46.43%) .NET
2 52 (26.53%) ASP.NET
3 43 (21.94%) HTML
4 41 (20.92%) .NET Framework
5 40 (20.41%) Web Services
6 38 (19.39%) XML
7 35 (17.86%) WCF
8 33 (16.84%) CSS
9 30 (15.31%) jQuery
10 29 (14.80%) Entity Framework
11 28 (14.29%) HTML5
11 28 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 27 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (13.78%) REST
12 27 (13.78%) WPF
13 26 (13.27%) SOAP
14 22 (11.22%) JSON
15 20 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (8.67%) RESTful
17 16 (8.16%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.67%) User Experience
2 15 (7.65%) Derivative
3 12 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.59%) N-Tier
5 9 (4.59%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.04%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.53%) Streaming Media
8 3 (1.53%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.53%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.02%) Replication
9 2 (1.02%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.02%) Equities
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 14 (7.14%) Android
3 11 (5.61%) UNIX
3 11 (5.61%) Windows
4 6 (3.06%) Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (62.76%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (41.33%) TDD
3 49 (25.00%) Scrum
4 42 (21.43%) MVC
5 40 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (16.33%) OO
7 29 (14.80%) BDD
8 28 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 24 (12.24%) E-Commerce
10 22 (11.22%) Pair Programming
10 22 (11.22%) Mentoring
11 19 (9.69%) Software Engineering
11 19 (9.69%) SOA
12 15 (7.65%) Web Development
12 15 (7.65%) iOS Development
13 14 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (7.14%) OOP
14 13 (6.63%) SDLC
15 12 (6.12%) Android Development
15 12 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 91 (46.43%) C#
2 51 (26.02%) SQL
3 49 (25.00%) Java
4 47 (23.98%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.67%) Objective-C
6 15 (7.65%) Apple Swift
7 10 (5.10%) Python
8 9 (4.59%) Scala
9 8 (4.08%) C++
10 7 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.06%) VB
11 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.06%) XPath
12 5 (2.55%) Groovy
12 5 (2.55%) PHP
12 5 (2.55%) VB6
12 5 (2.55%) Ruby
13 4 (2.04%) VBA
13 4 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.10%) Degree
3 9 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.65%) QA
2 4 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.55%) Docker
2 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Control-M
2 1 (0.51%) Nagios
2 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.51%) Puppet
2 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.51%) StatsD
2 1 (0.51%) logstash
2 1 (0.51%) Graphite
2 1 (0.51%) zSecure
Vendors
1 26 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.63%) Oracle
3 11 (5.61%) EPiServer
4 10 (5.10%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.57%) Apple
6 5 (2.55%) Telerik
6 5 (2.55%) Ektron
6 5 (2.55%) SOASTA, Inc
7 4 (2.04%) Appcelerator
7 4 (2.04%) VMware
8 3 (1.53%) hybris
8 3 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.53%) Sybase
9 2 (1.02%) SAP
9 2 (1.02%) HP
9 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.02%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.02%) IBM
9 2 (1.02%) Tradeweb
9 2 (1.02%) Twitter
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