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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 109 96 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +39
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 93 118 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 1.89% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.44% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 91 55
Average daily rate
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£400 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
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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
4247 4832 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.51% 77.23% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3311 3563 3695
Average daily rate £464 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 57
Average hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -67.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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.

1 103 (58.52%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (44.89%) C#
2 79 (44.89%) .NET
3 74 (42.05%) TDD
4 57 (32.39%) SQL Server
5 53 (30.11%) MVC
6 49 (27.84%) Scrum
7 47 (26.70%) ASP.NET
8 45 (25.57%) JavaScript
8 45 (25.57%) HTML
9 43 (24.43%) Java
10 41 (23.30%) XML
11 40 (22.73%) .NET Framework
12 37 (21.02%) SQL
13 35 (19.89%) Web Services
13 35 (19.89%) Finance
13 35 (19.89%) WCF
14 34 (19.32%) OO
14 34 (19.32%) CSS
14 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (17.05%) RESTful
16 30 (17.05%) E-Commerce
17 29 (16.48%) Entity Framework
18 27 (15.34%) HTML5
18 27 (15.34%) jQuery
18 27 (15.34%) JSON
19 25 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
20 24 (13.64%) Mentoring
21 23 (13.07%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (13.07%) CMS
2 16 (9.09%) Umbraco
3 15 (8.52%) Kentico
4 14 (7.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.41%) Apache
6 6 (3.41%) Node.js
7 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.14%) IIS
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.57%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.57%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.57%) Jetty
9 1 (0.57%) Drupal
9 1 (0.57%) DNN
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Aligne
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Heroku
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) AMQP
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.84%) MySQL
7 4 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.70%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.14%) DB2
9 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.36%) Subversion
3 16 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.68%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.68%) NUnit
5 9 (5.11%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.11%) Maven
5 9 (5.11%) JIRA
6 8 (4.55%) Xcode
7 7 (3.98%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.98%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (2.84%) CocoaPods
9 5 (2.84%) Android Studio
9 5 (2.84%) MSTest
9 5 (2.84%) Hudson
9 5 (2.84%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (2.84%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.84%) JUnit
10 4 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 35 (19.89%) Finance
2 21 (11.93%) Banking
3 16 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 15 (8.52%) Front Office
5 6 (3.41%) Legal
5 6 (3.41%) Retail
6 5 (2.84%) Law
6 5 (2.84%) Advertising
7 4 (2.27%) Back Office
8 3 (1.70%) Games
8 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.14%) Publishing
9 2 (1.14%) Marketing
10 1 (0.57%) Electronics
10 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (84.66%) Developer
2 39 (22.16%) .NET Developer
3 34 (19.32%) C# Developer
4 25 (14.20%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.68%) iOS Developer
8 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Consultant
9 8 (4.55%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Umbraco Developer
10 7 (3.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.84%) AWS Developer
12 5 (2.84%) Python Developer
12 5 (2.84%) Programmer
13 4 (2.27%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (44.89%) .NET
2 47 (26.70%) ASP.NET
3 45 (25.57%) HTML
4 41 (23.30%) XML
5 40 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 35 (19.89%) Web Services
6 35 (19.89%) WCF
7 34 (19.32%) CSS
8 31 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (17.05%) RESTful
10 29 (16.48%) Entity Framework
11 27 (15.34%) HTML5
11 27 (15.34%) jQuery
11 27 (15.34%) JSON
12 25 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (12.50%) LINQ
14 19 (10.80%) SOAP
14 19 (10.80%) AngularJS
15 18 (10.23%) Razor View Engine
15 18 (10.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) User Experience
2 13 (7.39%) Derivative
3 10 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.41%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.84%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.27%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.70%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.70%) iPhone
8 3 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.70%) Streaming Media
8 3 (1.70%) Equities
8 3 (1.70%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.14%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 9 (5.11%) Android
3 8 (4.55%) Windows
4 7 (3.98%) Linux
4 7 (3.98%) UNIX
5 3 (1.70%) VMS
5 3 (1.70%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (58.52%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (42.05%) TDD
3 53 (30.11%) MVC
4 49 (27.84%) Scrum
5 34 (19.32%) OO
5 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (17.05%) E-Commerce
7 24 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 18 (10.23%) BDD
8 18 (10.23%) OOP
9 16 (9.09%) SOA
9 16 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 14 (7.95%) Pair Programming
11 12 (6.82%) iOS Development
12 11 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (6.25%) OOD
13 10 (5.68%) Integration Testing
14 9 (5.11%) Android Development
14 9 (5.11%) Validation
14 9 (5.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.89%) C#
2 45 (25.57%) JavaScript
3 43 (24.43%) Java
4 37 (21.02%) SQL
5 15 (8.52%) Objective-C
6 12 (6.82%) C++
7 11 (6.25%) Apple Swift
8 7 (3.98%) Python
8 7 (3.98%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.98%) PHP
9 6 (3.41%) XPath
10 5 (2.84%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.84%) C
10 5 (2.84%) VBA
11 4 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.27%) VB
11 4 (2.27%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.27%) VB6
11 4 (2.27%) Scala
12 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (9.09%) Degree
2 14 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.70%) ISEB
5 2 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) MCPD
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) RACF
2 1 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.57%) Puppet
1 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 15 (8.52%) Sitecore
4 13 (7.39%) Oracle
5 7 (3.98%) ATG
6 5 (2.84%) Apple
7 4 (2.27%) Sybase
7 4 (2.27%) Telerik
7 4 (2.27%) Google
7 4 (2.27%) Ektron
7 4 (2.27%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.70%) Twitter
8 3 (1.70%) Netezza
8 3 (1.70%) SAP
8 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.14%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.14%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.14%) Siebel
9 2 (1.14%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.57%) Rackspace
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago