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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 114 116 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 98 86 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 1.47% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.90% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 71 65
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
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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
4475 4518 5429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.73% 77.36% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 3380 4082
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -32.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 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 2 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.

1 112 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (44.20%) .NET
3 79 (43.65%) TDD
4 78 (43.09%) C#
5 56 (30.94%) SQL Server
6 52 (28.73%) Finance
7 49 (27.07%) SQL
8 48 (26.52%) Java
8 48 (26.52%) JavaScript
8 48 (26.52%) Scrum
9 47 (25.97%) MVC
10 44 (24.31%) ASP.NET
11 41 (22.65%) HTML
12 39 (21.55%) .NET Framework
13 38 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (19.34%) Web Services
14 35 (19.34%) XML
14 35 (19.34%) OO
15 34 (18.78%) WCF
16 32 (17.68%) CSS
17 30 (16.57%) Banking
17 30 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (15.47%) Entity Framework
18 28 (15.47%) E-Commerce
19 27 (14.92%) HTML5
20 25 (13.81%) BDD
21 23 (12.71%) Microsoft
22 22 (12.15%) CMS
22 22 (12.15%) Multithreading
22 22 (12.15%) ASP.NET Web API

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 22 (12.15%) CMS
2 14 (7.73%) Umbraco
3 13 (7.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (7.18%) Kentico
4 9 (4.97%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (4.42%) Node.js
6 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.66%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.66%) Jetty
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.55%) Drupal
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.55%) IIS
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.55%) Magento
3 1 (0.55%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) Heroku
3 1 (0.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.31%) HTTP
2 3 (1.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.31%) MySQL
7 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.21%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.21%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.10%) QlikView
10 2 (1.10%) DB2
10 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 21 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.50%) Subversion
3 18 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (7.73%) Maven
5 12 (6.63%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.52%) JUnit
6 10 (5.52%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.52%) NUnit
7 8 (4.42%) JMeter
7 8 (4.42%) Xcode
8 7 (3.87%) Selenium
8 7 (3.87%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (3.31%) Hudson
9 6 (3.31%) TestNG
9 6 (3.31%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.31%) JIRA
10 5 (2.76%) WebLOAD
10 5 (2.76%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (2.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 52 (28.73%) Finance
2 30 (16.57%) Banking
3 20 (11.05%) Front Office
4 19 (10.50%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.31%) Law
6 4 (2.21%) Back Office
6 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.66%) Retail
7 3 (1.66%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Publishing
8 2 (1.10%) Games
8 2 (1.10%) Marketing
8 2 (1.10%) Legal
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (85.64%) Developer
2 35 (19.34%) C# Developer
3 32 (17.68%) .NET Developer
4 25 (13.81%) Senior Developer
5 21 (11.60%) Java Developer
6 12 (6.63%) Senior C# Developer
6 12 (6.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (4.97%) iOS Developer
7 9 (4.97%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (4.42%) Analyst
9 7 (3.87%) Consultant
9 7 (3.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Android Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Umbraco Developer
10 6 (3.31%) AWS Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Python Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Report Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (44.20%) .NET
2 44 (24.31%) ASP.NET
3 41 (22.65%) HTML
4 39 (21.55%) .NET Framework
5 35 (19.34%) Web Services
5 35 (19.34%) XML
6 34 (18.78%) WCF
7 32 (17.68%) CSS
8 30 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (15.47%) Entity Framework
10 27 (14.92%) HTML5
11 22 (12.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (11.60%) REST
12 21 (11.60%) RESTful
13 20 (11.05%) LINQ
13 20 (11.05%) jQuery
13 20 (11.05%) AngularJS
13 20 (11.05%) SOAP
14 18 (9.94%) JSON
15 16 (8.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.94%) User Experience
2 13 (7.18%) Derivative
3 9 (4.97%) N-Tier
3 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.87%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.31%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.31%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.66%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.66%) iPhone
8 3 (1.66%) Streaming Media
8 3 (1.66%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.10%) iPad
9 2 (1.10%) Replication
9 2 (1.10%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.10%) Equities
9 2 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.39%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.52%) Android
3 9 (4.97%) UNIX
4 8 (4.42%) Linux
5 7 (3.87%) Windows
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (43.65%) TDD
3 48 (26.52%) Scrum
4 47 (25.97%) MVC
5 38 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (19.34%) OO
7 28 (15.47%) E-Commerce
8 25 (13.81%) BDD
9 22 (12.15%) Multithreading
10 21 (11.60%) Pair Programming
10 21 (11.60%) Mentoring
11 17 (9.39%) SOA
12 16 (8.84%) OOP
13 14 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.18%) OOD
14 13 (7.18%) SDLC
15 12 (6.63%) iOS Development
16 11 (6.08%) Software Engineering
16 11 (6.08%) CRM
17 10 (5.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (43.09%) C#
2 49 (27.07%) SQL
3 48 (26.52%) Java
3 48 (26.52%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.73%) Objective-C
5 11 (6.08%) Apple Swift
6 10 (5.52%) C++
7 8 (4.42%) Python
8 6 (3.31%) VB
8 6 (3.31%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.31%) Scala
8 6 (3.31%) XPath
9 5 (2.76%) VB6
9 5 (2.76%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.76%) PHP
9 5 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.21%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.66%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.10%) Ruby
12 2 (1.10%) Lua
Qualifications
1 12 (6.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.97%) Degree
4 3 (1.66%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.18%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) RACF
2 2 (1.10%) Docker
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Control-M
1 1 (0.55%) Nagios
1 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.55%) Puppet
1 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.55%) StatsD
1 1 (0.55%) logstash
1 1 (0.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 23 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.29%) EPiServer
3 14 (7.73%) Sitecore
4 11 (6.08%) Oracle
5 5 (2.76%) Apple
5 5 (2.76%) Ektron
6 4 (2.21%) Appcelerator
6 4 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.21%) Sybase
7 3 (1.66%) Telerik
7 3 (1.66%) hybris
8 2 (1.10%) Tradeweb
8 2 (1.10%) Siebel
8 2 (1.10%) Twitter
8 2 (1.10%) IBM
8 2 (1.10%) SOASTA, Inc
8 2 (1.10%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.10%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.10%) MKS
8 2 (1.10%) HP
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £620 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Triple Seven
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 26 days ago