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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 108 97 138
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +41
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 91 114 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.68% 1.91% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.48% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 92 57
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £573 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 101 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (45.45%) .NET
3 74 (44.85%) C#
4 72 (43.64%) TDD
5 54 (32.73%) SQL Server
6 49 (29.70%) MVC
7 47 (28.48%) Scrum
8 42 (25.45%) ASP.NET
9 41 (24.85%) JavaScript
10 39 (23.64%) HTML
11 38 (23.03%) Java
11 38 (23.03%) XML
11 38 (23.03%) .NET Framework
12 37 (22.42%) SQL
13 34 (20.61%) WCF
14 33 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (19.39%) Web Services
15 32 (19.39%) OO
15 32 (19.39%) Finance
16 30 (18.18%) Entity Framework
17 29 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (17.58%) CSS
18 28 (16.97%) E-Commerce
19 26 (15.76%) RESTful
20 24 (14.55%) HTML5
21 23 (13.94%) JSON
21 23 (13.94%) ASP.NET Web API
22 22 (13.33%) LINQ
22 22 (13.33%) CMS
23 21 (12.73%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.33%) CMS
2 16 (9.70%) Umbraco
3 15 (9.09%) Kentico
4 14 (8.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.03%) Node.js
7 2 (1.21%) Apache
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.61%) DNN
8 1 (0.61%) Drupal
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) JBoss
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) SAS
8 1 (0.61%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.61%) Jetty
8 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.61%) Aligne
2 1 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Heroku
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.24%) MySQL
4 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.21%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.91%) Subversion
3 16 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.06%) NUnit
5 9 (5.45%) Maven
5 9 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.45%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.85%) Xcode
7 7 (4.24%) JUnit
7 7 (4.24%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.24%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (3.64%) Selenium
9 5 (3.03%) JIRA
9 5 (3.03%) WebLOAD
9 5 (3.03%) JMeter
9 5 (3.03%) Hudson
9 5 (3.03%) TestNG
9 5 (3.03%) CocoaPods
9 5 (3.03%) Android Studio
10 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 32 (19.39%) Finance
2 18 (10.91%) Banking
3 14 (8.48%) Front Office
4 13 (7.88%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.03%) Law
6 3 (1.82%) Games
6 3 (1.82%) Retail
6 3 (1.82%) Back Office
6 3 (1.82%) Legal
6 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.82%) Advertising
7 2 (1.21%) Publishing
7 2 (1.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 144 (87.27%) Developer
2 36 (21.82%) .NET Developer
3 31 (18.79%) C# Developer
4 24 (14.55%) Senior Developer
5 13 (7.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 11 (6.67%) iOS Developer
8 8 (4.85%) Android Developer
8 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Umbraco Developer
10 6 (3.64%) AWS Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Programmer
12 4 (2.42%) Senior iOS Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (45.45%) .NET
2 42 (25.45%) ASP.NET
3 39 (23.64%) HTML
4 38 (23.03%) XML
4 38 (23.03%) .NET Framework
5 34 (20.61%) WCF
6 32 (19.39%) Web Services
7 30 (18.18%) Entity Framework
8 29 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (17.58%) CSS
9 26 (15.76%) RESTful
10 24 (14.55%) HTML5
11 23 (13.94%) JSON
11 23 (13.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (13.33%) LINQ
13 21 (12.73%) jQuery
13 21 (12.73%) SOAP
14 20 (12.12%) REST
15 18 (10.91%) Razor View Engine
16 17 (10.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.09%) User Experience
2 11 (6.67%) Derivative
3 9 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.64%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.03%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.03%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.82%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.82%) Streaming Media
8 3 (1.82%) iPhone
8 3 (1.82%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.21%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.21%) Open Source
9 2 (1.21%) iPad
9 2 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.21%) Online Games
9 2 (1.21%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.52%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.67%) Android
3 6 (3.64%) UNIX
3 6 (3.64%) Windows
4 4 (2.42%) Linux
5 2 (1.21%) VMS
5 2 (1.21%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (43.64%) TDD
3 49 (29.70%) MVC
4 47 (28.48%) Scrum
5 33 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (19.39%) OO
7 28 (16.97%) E-Commerce
8 21 (12.73%) Mentoring
9 17 (10.30%) SOA
9 17 (10.30%) BDD
10 16 (9.70%) Multithreading
10 16 (9.70%) OOP
11 14 (8.48%) iOS Development
11 14 (8.48%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.06%) Android Development
12 10 (6.06%) OOD
13 9 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (5.45%) Data Modelling
13 9 (5.45%) CRM
14 8 (4.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (44.85%) C#
2 41 (24.85%) JavaScript
3 38 (23.03%) Java
4 37 (22.42%) SQL
5 16 (9.70%) Objective-C
6 12 (7.27%) Apple Swift
7 10 (6.06%) C++
8 7 (4.24%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.24%) PHP
9 6 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.64%) Python
10 5 (3.03%) VB6
10 5 (3.03%) XPath
10 5 (3.03%) VB
11 4 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.42%) C
11 4 (2.42%) VBA
12 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.88%) Degree
3 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) ISEB
4 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Nagios
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.70%) EPiServer
3 15 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 9 (5.45%) Oracle
5 5 (3.03%) Apple
6 4 (2.42%) Ektron
6 4 (2.42%) Appcelerator
6 4 (2.42%) Telerik
6 4 (2.42%) ATG
7 3 (1.82%) Netezza
7 3 (1.82%) Sybase
7 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.21%) Tradeweb
8 2 (1.21%) Twitter
8 2 (1.21%) HP
8 2 (1.21%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.21%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.21%) SAP
8 2 (1.21%) Siebel
8 2 (1.21%) Google
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