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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 115 114 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 83 94 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 1.59% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.05% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 112
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£428 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £529 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 97 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.97%) Java
3 54 (29.19%) TDD
4 53 (28.65%) Finance
5 50 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 49 (26.49%) C#
7 46 (24.86%) HTML
7 46 (24.86%) MVC
8 44 (23.78%) .NET
8 44 (23.78%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (22.70%) Oracle
10 41 (22.16%) Web Services
11 40 (21.62%) SQL
12 39 (21.08%) Scrum
13 37 (20.00%) CSS
14 34 (18.38%) Banking
15 33 (17.84%) OO
16 32 (17.30%) SQL Server
17 29 (15.68%) Investment Banking
17 29 (15.68%) jQuery
18 28 (15.14%) XML
19 27 (14.59%) J2EE
19 27 (14.59%) Git (software)
20 26 (14.05%) ASP.NET
21 25 (13.51%) E-Commerce
22 24 (12.97%) RESTful
23 21 (11.35%) HTML5
24 19 (10.27%) REST
24 19 (10.27%) Degree
24 19 (10.27%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (5.41%) Apache
2 8 (4.32%) CMS
2 8 (4.32%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.32%) Node.js
3 7 (3.78%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.24%) Kentico
5 5 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.16%) JBoss
7 3 (1.62%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.62%) LiveCycle
7 3 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.62%) IIS
7 3 (1.62%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.54%) Confluence
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (3.78%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (2.16%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (2.16%) SAP CO
5 4 (2.16%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (1.62%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.54%) Heroku
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.70%) HTTP
2 3 (1.62%) Intranet
3 2 (1.08%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.73%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.41%) MySQL
5 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (4.32%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.78%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.24%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.24%) Big Data
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.16%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.62%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.62%) SQLite
10 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.62%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (14.59%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.73%) Maven
3 17 (9.19%) JUnit
3 17 (9.19%) Subversion
4 15 (8.11%) TeamCity
5 13 (7.03%) JIRA
6 10 (5.41%) Mockito
7 9 (4.86%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (4.86%) CruiseControl
8 8 (4.32%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.24%) Hudson
10 5 (2.70%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.70%) MSTest
10 5 (2.70%) jMock
10 5 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (2.16%) Ant
11 4 (2.16%) Toad
11 4 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (2.16%) Selenium
General
1 53 (28.65%) Finance
2 34 (18.38%) Banking
3 29 (15.68%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.49%) Front Office
5 9 (4.86%) Advertising
5 9 (4.86%) Retail
6 6 (3.24%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.70%) Legal
8 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.16%) Publishing
9 3 (1.62%) Back Office
10 2 (1.08%) Games
10 2 (1.08%) Billing
10 2 (1.08%) Marketing
11 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 135 (72.97%) Developer
2 23 (12.43%) .NET Developer
3 21 (11.35%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.35%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.27%) C# Developer
5 18 (9.73%) Consultant
6 9 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (4.32%) iOS Developer
8 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (3.24%) Functional Consultant
8 6 (3.24%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (3.24%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (2.70%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 5 (2.70%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.16%) Programmer
10 4 (2.16%) PHP Developer
10 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Developer
10 4 (2.16%) Python Developer
10 4 (2.16%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.86%) HTML
2 44 (23.78%) .NET
3 41 (22.16%) Web Services
4 37 (20.00%) CSS
5 29 (15.68%) jQuery
6 28 (15.14%) XML
7 27 (14.59%) J2EE
8 26 (14.05%) ASP.NET
9 24 (12.97%) RESTful
10 21 (11.35%) HTML5
11 19 (10.27%) REST
11 19 (10.27%) Spring
12 18 (9.73%) JSON
13 17 (9.19%) WCF
13 17 (9.19%) Ajax
14 16 (8.65%) AngularJS
15 15 (8.11%) .NET Framework
16 13 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (7.03%) SOAP
16 13 (7.03%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.57%) User Experience
3 14 (7.57%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.95%) Market Risk
5 10 (5.41%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.78%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.70%) Open Source
8 5 (2.70%) Derivative
9 4 (2.16%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.16%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.16%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.62%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.62%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (1.08%) Streaming Video
11 2 (1.08%) Equities
11 2 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.11%) Linux
2 14 (7.57%) UNIX
3 10 (5.41%) Windows
4 8 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.16%) Android
6 3 (1.62%) VMS
6 3 (1.62%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.19%) TDD
3 46 (24.86%) MVC
4 44 (23.78%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (21.08%) Scrum
6 33 (17.84%) OO
7 25 (13.51%) E-Commerce
8 19 (10.27%) OOP
9 17 (9.19%) Multithreading
9 17 (9.19%) Software Engineering
10 16 (8.65%) Web Development
10 16 (8.65%) BDD
11 15 (8.11%) Integration Testing
11 15 (8.11%) Mentoring
12 14 (7.57%) Validation
12 14 (7.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (7.03%) OOD
14 12 (6.49%) SOA
15 10 (5.41%) CRM
15 10 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.97%) Java
2 50 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 49 (26.49%) C#
4 40 (21.62%) SQL
5 12 (6.49%) PHP
6 10 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.41%) Python
7 9 (4.86%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.32%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.78%) C++
10 6 (3.24%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.24%) VBA
10 6 (3.24%) Scala
11 5 (2.70%) C
12 4 (2.16%) ABAP
12 4 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.62%) XAML
14 2 (1.08%) Lua
14 2 (1.08%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.27%) Degree
2 10 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.16%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.08%) MCT
5 2 (1.08%) ISEB
5 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) MCPD
6 1 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.08%) HL7
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (5.95%) RACF
2 2 (1.08%) HDFS
3 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) Oozie
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (22.70%) Oracle
2 16 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.86%) IBM
4 8 (4.32%) ATG
4 8 (4.32%) SAP
5 6 (3.24%) Sybase
6 5 (2.70%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.70%) EPiServer
7 4 (2.16%) Calypso
8 3 (1.62%) Netezza
8 3 (1.62%) HP
8 3 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.62%) Adobe
8 3 (1.62%) Google
8 3 (1.62%) Telerik
9 2 (1.08%) Perforce
9 2 (1.08%) FatWire
9 2 (1.08%) Informatica
9 2 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.08%) Cloudera
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