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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 101 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 51 76 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 1.51% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.87% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 68 69
Average daily rate £473 £426 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.85% +6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £576 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
Unit Testing
London

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
2632 4072 4650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 83.90% 80.89% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 3166 3367
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 58 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.19%) Java
3 43 (35.54%) HTML
4 42 (34.71%) JavaScript
5 41 (33.88%) SQL
6 34 (28.10%) C#
7 33 (27.27%) Oracle
7 33 (27.27%) CSS
8 32 (26.45%) TDD
9 31 (25.62%) Finance
10 30 (24.79%) .NET
11 29 (23.97%) OO
12 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
13 27 (22.31%) Banking
13 27 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (20.66%) Spring
15 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
16 19 (15.70%) Software Engineering
16 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
16 19 (15.70%) Linux
16 19 (15.70%) HTML5
17 18 (14.88%) AngularJS
17 18 (14.88%) ASP.NET
17 18 (14.88%) SOAP
17 18 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (14.88%) ETL
17 18 (14.88%) Maven
18 17 (14.05%) Scrum
18 17 (14.05%) XML
19 16 (13.22%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (11.57%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.74%) Apache
3 10 (8.26%) Node.js
4 6 (4.96%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.31%) JBoss
5 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.48%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.48%) CMS
6 3 (2.48%) IIS
6 3 (2.48%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.48%) Mule
6 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.65%) Jetty
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.83%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.83%) Lightstreamer
8 1 (0.83%) nginx
8 1 (0.83%) SAS
8 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.65%) Maximo
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.65%) IaaS
2 2 (1.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.83%) Heroku
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) Firewall
2 3 (2.48%) HTTP
2 3 (2.48%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (9.92%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.26%) Hadoop
4 10 (8.26%) MySQL
4 10 (8.26%) Oracle Database
5 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.61%) Big Data
7 7 (5.79%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.96%) HBase
8 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.13%) Apache Hive
9 5 (4.13%) Data Mart
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (4.13%) PowerCenter
9 5 (4.13%) SQLite
10 4 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.31%) DB2
11 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.88%) Maven
3 16 (13.22%) JUnit
4 13 (10.74%) Jenkins
5 12 (9.92%) JIRA
6 11 (9.09%) Subversion
7 10 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (7.44%) Mockito
8 9 (7.44%) NUnit
9 8 (6.61%) Eclipse
10 7 (5.79%) Selenium
11 6 (4.96%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.96%) EasyMock
11 6 (4.96%) SpecFlow
12 5 (4.13%) Ant
12 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
12 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
13 4 (3.31%) Mercurial
13 4 (3.31%) MSBuild
14 3 (2.48%) Jasmine
General
1 31 (25.62%) Finance
2 27 (22.31%) Banking
3 15 (12.40%) Investment Banking
4 10 (8.26%) Legal
5 6 (4.96%) Marketing
6 5 (4.13%) Retail
7 2 (1.65%) Billing
7 2 (1.65%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Front Office
8 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (73.55%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) Senior Developer
3 22 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 18 (14.88%) Java Developer
5 17 (14.05%) .NET Developer
6 14 (11.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.26%) WPF Developer
8 9 (7.44%) C# WPF Developer
8 9 (7.44%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (5.79%) iOS Developer
10 7 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.13%) Analyst
12 5 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (4.13%) Software Engineer
13 4 (3.31%) Android Developer
13 4 (3.31%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (35.54%) HTML
2 33 (27.27%) CSS
3 30 (24.79%) .NET
4 25 (20.66%) Spring
5 19 (15.70%) HTML5
6 18 (14.88%) AngularJS
6 18 (14.88%) ASP.NET
6 18 (14.88%) SOAP
7 17 (14.05%) XML
8 16 (13.22%) jQuery
9 15 (12.40%) Web Services
10 14 (11.57%) JSON
11 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
11 13 (10.74%) WPF
12 11 (9.09%) CSS3
12 11 (9.09%) Hibernate
13 10 (8.26%) REST
13 10 (8.26%) RESTful
14 9 (7.44%) WCF
14 9 (7.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.79%) User Experience
4 6 (4.96%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.13%) Clustering
5 5 (4.13%) Derivative
6 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.48%) Equities
7 3 (2.48%) Fintech
7 3 (2.48%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.48%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.48%) Replication
7 3 (2.48%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.65%) Life Science
8 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) Linux
2 16 (13.22%) Windows
3 13 (10.74%) Unix
4 9 (7.44%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.13%) Android
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.65%) zOS
7 1 (0.83%) CentOS
7 1 (0.83%) Debian
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) TDD
3 29 (23.97%) OO
4 27 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (15.70%) Software Engineering
6 18 (14.88%) ETL
7 17 (14.05%) Scrum
8 16 (13.22%) Front End Development
9 15 (12.40%) Multithreading
9 15 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (11.57%) BDD
10 14 (11.57%) Web Development
11 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (9.09%) Pair Programming
13 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
13 10 (8.26%) MVC
13 10 (8.26%) OOD
14 9 (7.44%) Open Source
14 9 (7.44%) UML
14 9 (7.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.19%) Java
2 42 (34.71%) JavaScript
3 41 (33.88%) SQL
4 34 (28.10%) C#
5 13 (10.74%) Shell Script
6 11 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.61%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.61%) XAML
8 7 (5.79%) Objective-C
9 6 (4.96%) PHP
10 5 (4.13%) Apple Swift
10 5 (4.13%) AWK
10 5 (4.13%) sed
10 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.13%) VBA
11 4 (3.31%) Perl
11 4 (3.31%) Python
11 4 (3.31%) Ruby
12 3 (2.48%) C
12 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) ACF2
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Oozie
2 3 (2.48%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.65%) Control-M
3 2 (1.65%) SCCM
3 2 (1.65%) zSecure
4 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Oracle
2 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.96%) Cognos
4 5 (4.13%) Informatica
4 5 (4.13%) SAP
5 4 (3.31%) ATG
5 4 (3.31%) Teradata
6 3 (2.48%) hybris
6 3 (2.48%) IBM
6 3 (2.48%) Sybase
7 2 (1.65%) CA
7 2 (1.65%) Google
7 2 (1.65%) iManage
7 2 (1.65%) Telerik
7 2 (1.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.65%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) Perforce
8 1 (0.83%) Rally
8 1 (0.83%) webMethods
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