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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 105 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 102 90 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 1.55% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.00% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 74 101
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £586 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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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
4348 4497 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.24% 77.31% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3333 4204
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 117 (63.59%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (41.85%) C#
3 76 (41.30%) TDD
4 75 (40.76%) .NET
5 59 (32.07%) SQL Server
6 53 (28.80%) Finance
7 52 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 51 (27.72%) Java
9 48 (26.09%) SQL
10 47 (25.54%) ASP.NET
11 44 (23.91%) HTML
12 43 (23.37%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (22.28%) Banking
14 39 (21.20%) Scrum
15 38 (20.65%) Web Services
16 37 (20.11%) CSS
17 34 (18.48%) MVC
17 34 (18.48%) .NET Framework
18 33 (17.93%) AngularJS
19 32 (17.39%) XML
19 32 (17.39%) OO
20 31 (16.85%) REST
21 29 (15.76%) SOAP
21 29 (15.76%) jQuery
22 28 (15.22%) BDD
23 27 (14.67%) WCF
24 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
24 26 (14.13%) HTML5
25 25 (13.59%) WPF
25 25 (13.59%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (8.70%) CMS
2 15 (8.15%) Node.js
3 9 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 7 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (3.80%) Kentico
5 7 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.26%) Jetty
6 6 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.09%) IIS
9 2 (1.09%) JBoss
9 2 (1.09%) Apache
10 1 (0.54%) SAS
10 1 (0.54%) Drupal
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.63%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.72%) Office 365
3 4 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) HTTP
2 3 (1.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (32.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.43%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.35%) MySQL
5 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.80%) SQLite
6 6 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.26%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.63%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.09%) MS Access
10 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (10.33%) Maven
4 18 (9.78%) Jenkins
5 17 (9.24%) Subversion
6 15 (8.15%) Visual Studio
7 13 (7.07%) JUnit
8 11 (5.98%) NUnit
8 11 (5.98%) JMeter
9 10 (5.43%) Selenium
10 9 (4.89%) Cucumber
11 8 (4.35%) Xcode
12 7 (3.80%) SpecFlow
13 6 (3.26%) Hudson
13 6 (3.26%) TestNG
14 5 (2.72%) Rhino Mocks
14 5 (2.72%) WebLOAD
14 5 (2.72%) JIRA
14 5 (2.72%) Mockito
14 5 (2.72%) Gradle
General
1 53 (28.80%) Finance
2 41 (22.28%) Banking
3 23 (12.50%) Front Office
4 18 (9.78%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.80%) Law
6 5 (2.72%) Legal
7 3 (1.63%) Advertising
7 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.63%) Retail
8 2 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Marketing
8 2 (1.09%) Games
8 2 (1.09%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 156 (84.78%) Developer
2 39 (21.20%) Senior Developer
3 32 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 27 (14.67%) .NET Developer
5 23 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 15 (8.15%) Senior C# Developer
7 14 (7.61%) iOS Developer
8 10 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.80%) Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Report Developer
13 4 (2.17%) Technical Leader
13 4 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (2.17%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.17%) Mobile Developer
13 4 (2.17%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (40.76%) .NET
2 47 (25.54%) ASP.NET
3 44 (23.91%) HTML
4 38 (20.65%) Web Services
5 37 (20.11%) CSS
6 34 (18.48%) .NET Framework
7 33 (17.93%) AngularJS
8 32 (17.39%) XML
9 31 (16.85%) REST
10 29 (15.76%) jQuery
10 29 (15.76%) SOAP
11 27 (14.67%) WCF
12 26 (14.13%) HTML5
13 25 (13.59%) WPF
14 24 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (12.50%) Entity Framework
16 22 (11.96%) JSON
17 16 (8.70%) Spring
17 16 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (8.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) User Experience
2 13 (7.07%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.98%) Derivative
5 8 (4.35%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.26%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.17%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.09%) Replication
10 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.09%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.09%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.09%) Online Games
10 2 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.09%) Clustering
10 2 (1.09%) Equities
11 1 (0.54%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 16 (8.70%) Android
3 12 (6.52%) UNIX
4 11 (5.98%) Windows
5 7 (3.80%) Linux
6 1 (0.54%) VMS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) CentOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (63.59%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (41.30%) TDD
3 43 (23.37%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (21.20%) Scrum
5 34 (18.48%) MVC
6 32 (17.39%) OO
7 28 (15.22%) BDD
8 25 (13.59%) Multithreading
9 24 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 21 (11.41%) E-Commerce
11 20 (10.87%) Pair Programming
12 19 (10.33%) Mentoring
13 17 (9.24%) iOS Development
14 16 (8.70%) SDLC
14 16 (8.70%) Web Development
15 15 (8.15%) SOA
16 14 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (7.61%) OOP
17 13 (7.07%) Android Development
18 12 (6.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (41.85%) C#
2 52 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 51 (27.72%) Java
4 48 (26.09%) SQL
5 19 (10.33%) Objective-C
5 19 (10.33%) Apple Swift
6 9 (4.89%) Python
7 8 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.35%) Scala
8 6 (3.26%) XPath
8 6 (3.26%) PHP
8 6 (3.26%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.26%) C++
8 6 (3.26%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.72%) Ruby
9 5 (2.72%) Groovy
10 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.17%) VBA
10 4 (2.17%) VB
11 3 (1.63%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.98%) Degree
2 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.33%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.72%) Docker
2 4 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) BladeLogic
1 2 (1.09%) Control-M
2 1 (0.54%) Nagios
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) StatsD
2 1 (0.54%) logstash
2 1 (0.54%) Graphite
Vendors
1 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.70%) Oracle
3 9 (4.89%) EPiServer
4 7 (3.80%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.80%) Apple
5 5 (2.72%) VMware
5 5 (2.72%) Telerik
5 5 (2.72%) Ektron
5 5 (2.72%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (2.17%) Appcelerator
7 3 (1.63%) hybris
7 3 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.63%) Sybase
8 2 (1.09%) HP
8 2 (1.09%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.09%) Twitter
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (0.54%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.54%) Murex
9 1 (0.54%) Typemock
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Consol Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £255 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 21 days ago