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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 118 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 79 108 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.62% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.11% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 83 93
Average daily rate
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£428 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -12.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £541 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -4.57%
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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
4349 5125 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.07% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3769 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 94 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (33.51%) Java
3 54 (28.72%) JavaScript
4 52 (27.66%) HTML
4 52 (27.66%) Oracle
5 51 (27.13%) TDD
6 50 (26.60%) Web Services
7 47 (25.00%) C#
8 46 (24.47%) Finance
9 45 (23.94%) MVC
10 44 (23.40%) .NET
11 42 (22.34%) CSS
12 41 (21.81%) SQL
13 39 (20.74%) Banking
13 39 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (18.09%) Scrum
15 33 (17.55%) jQuery
16 31 (16.49%) Investment Banking
17 30 (15.96%) SQL Server
17 30 (15.96%) J2EE
17 30 (15.96%) OO
18 28 (14.89%) XML
19 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET
19 24 (12.77%) HTML5
20 23 (12.23%) Multithreading
20 23 (12.23%) Git (software)
20 23 (12.23%) QA
20 23 (12.23%) Spring
21 22 (11.70%) Software Engineering
21 22 (11.70%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (5.85%) Apache
2 10 (5.32%) Node.js
3 9 (4.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.66%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.66%) JBoss
4 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (2.13%) CMS
5 4 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.60%) IIS
6 3 (1.60%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.60%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.06%) Kentico
7 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.53%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (5.32%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (5.32%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (4.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (4.79%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (3.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (2.66%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (2.13%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (2.13%) SAP CO
7 4 (2.13%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (1.60%) SAP CRM
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) Heroku
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.06%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) Intranet
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) FTP
2 2 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.38%) MySQL
4 11 (5.85%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.32%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.19%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.19%) Big Data
9 5 (2.66%) CouchDB
9 5 (2.66%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.13%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.13%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.60%) SQLite
12 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (12.23%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.57%) JUnit
3 17 (9.04%) Maven
4 15 (7.98%) TeamCity
5 13 (6.91%) Mockito
5 13 (6.91%) Subversion
6 12 (6.38%) JIRA
7 11 (5.85%) CruiseControl
7 11 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.26%) MSTest
9 7 (3.72%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.72%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (3.72%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.19%) Hudson
11 5 (2.66%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.66%) Ant
11 5 (2.66%) Selenium
11 5 (2.66%) jMock
11 5 (2.66%) Moq
12 4 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 46 (24.47%) Finance
2 39 (20.74%) Banking
3 31 (16.49%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.91%) Front Office
5 11 (5.85%) Retail
6 7 (3.72%) Advertising
7 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.19%) General Ledger
8 5 (2.66%) Legal
9 3 (1.60%) Back Office
9 3 (1.60%) Games
9 3 (1.60%) Marketing
10 2 (1.06%) Billing
10 2 (1.06%) Publishing
11 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 130 (69.15%) Developer
2 22 (11.70%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.17%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.11%) .NET Developer
5 16 (8.51%) Consultant
6 14 (7.45%) C# Developer
7 9 (4.79%) Functional Consultant
7 9 (4.79%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (4.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 8 (4.26%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.72%) iOS Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Programmer
10 6 (3.19%) Analyst
10 6 (3.19%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.13%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.13%) Architect
12 4 (2.13%) Analyst Programmer
12 4 (2.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.66%) HTML
2 50 (26.60%) Web Services
3 44 (23.40%) .NET
4 42 (22.34%) CSS
5 33 (17.55%) jQuery
6 30 (15.96%) J2EE
7 28 (14.89%) XML
8 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET
8 24 (12.77%) HTML5
9 23 (12.23%) Spring
10 22 (11.70%) RESTful
11 20 (10.64%) JSON
11 20 (10.64%) REST
12 18 (9.57%) AngularJS
13 16 (8.51%) Ajax
14 15 (7.98%) WCF
14 15 (7.98%) JDBC
15 14 (7.45%) SOAP
16 12 (6.38%) Spring MVC
16 12 (6.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.91%) Market Risk
2 13 (6.91%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.32%) User Experience
5 7 (3.72%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.66%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.66%) Open Source
7 5 (2.66%) Derivative
7 5 (2.66%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.13%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.13%) Replication
9 3 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.60%) NHS
9 3 (1.60%) W3C
9 3 (1.60%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.60%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.91%) Linux
1 13 (6.91%) UNIX
2 10 (5.32%) Windows
3 7 (3.72%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.60%) VMS
4 3 (1.60%) OpenVMS
5 2 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Debian
6 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.13%) TDD
3 45 (23.94%) MVC
4 39 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (18.09%) Scrum
6 30 (15.96%) OO
7 23 (12.23%) Multithreading
8 22 (11.70%) Software Engineering
8 22 (11.70%) E-Commerce
9 21 (11.17%) OOP
10 17 (9.04%) Web Development
10 17 (9.04%) Integration Testing
11 14 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (7.45%) BDD
12 13 (6.91%) SOA
13 12 (6.38%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.85%) Validation
15 10 (5.32%) Project Management
15 10 (5.32%) Business Analysis
15 10 (5.32%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 63 (33.51%) Java
2 54 (28.72%) JavaScript
3 47 (25.00%) C#
4 41 (21.81%) SQL
5 14 (7.45%) PHP
5 14 (7.45%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.32%) Python
7 9 (4.79%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.72%) VBA
10 6 (3.19%) Scala
10 6 (3.19%) C
11 5 (2.66%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.66%) C++
12 4 (2.13%) ABAP
12 4 (2.13%) XAML
13 2 (1.06%) PHP5
13 2 (1.06%) RPG
13 2 (1.06%) RPG/400
13 2 (1.06%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 19 (10.11%) Degree
2 13 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.06%) MCT
5 2 (1.06%) ISEB
5 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) MCPD
6 1 (0.53%) MCITP
6 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.23%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) HL7
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.06%) WAI
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.32%) RACF
2 2 (1.06%) HDFS
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Oozie
1 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 52 (27.66%) Oracle
2 15 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.79%) IBM
3 9 (4.79%) ATG
4 8 (4.26%) SAP
5 5 (2.66%) Sybase
6 4 (2.13%) Calypso
6 4 (2.13%) Telerik
7 3 (1.60%) Google
7 3 (1.60%) Adobe
7 3 (1.60%) Zend
8 2 (1.06%) hybris
8 2 (1.06%) Twitter
8 2 (1.06%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.06%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.06%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.06%) HP
8 2 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.06%) Perforce
8 2 (1.06%) FatWire
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