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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 92 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 111 138 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 1.92% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.51% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 106 104
Average daily rate
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£475 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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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
4472 5496 5951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.34% 76.56% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3358 4067 4384
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 93
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 95 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (37.98%) Java
3 62 (29.81%) Web Services
4 58 (27.88%) Banking
5 56 (26.92%) C#
6 55 (26.44%) Oracle
6 55 (26.44%) MVC
7 54 (25.96%) Finance
8 52 (25.00%) .NET
9 51 (24.52%) SQL
10 48 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 48 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (22.60%) HTML
12 45 (21.63%) TDD
13 39 (18.75%) Scrum
14 38 (18.27%) J2EE
14 38 (18.27%) CSS
15 35 (16.83%) SQL Server
15 35 (16.83%) Investment Banking
16 34 (16.35%) Spring
17 32 (15.38%) OO
18 31 (14.90%) Microsoft
19 30 (14.42%) ASP.NET
20 29 (13.94%) JUnit
20 29 (13.94%) Maven
21 27 (12.98%) XML
21 27 (12.98%) jQuery
22 26 (12.50%) Multithreading
23 25 (12.02%) OOP
23 25 (12.02%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (6.25%) Node.js
2 11 (5.29%) Apache
3 8 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.92%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.92%) IIS
7 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.96%) nginx
7 2 (0.96%) Liferay
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.48%) Drupal
8 1 (0.48%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.77%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (4.81%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (4.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.81%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (4.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (3.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (2.40%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (1.92%) SAP CO
7 4 (1.92%) SAP FI
7 4 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.44%) PaaS
4 2 (0.96%) Heroku
4 2 (0.96%) IaaS
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.96%) SaaS
4 2 (0.96%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) HTTP
2 6 (2.88%) Internet
3 3 (1.44%) Intranet
4 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.96%) FTP
4 2 (0.96%) SSL
5 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.58%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.33%) MySQL
7 8 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.37%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.37%) Big Data
9 6 (2.88%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.40%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.40%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.92%) Mahout
11 4 (1.92%) Redis
11 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 29 (13.94%) JUnit
1 29 (13.94%) Maven
2 24 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.54%) TeamCity
3 16 (7.69%) CruiseControl
3 16 (7.69%) Mockito
4 15 (7.21%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.73%) NUnit
5 14 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.81%) jMock
6 10 (4.81%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.33%) Subversion
7 9 (4.33%) Moq
8 8 (3.85%) Hudson
8 8 (3.85%) JIRA
8 8 (3.85%) Selenium
9 7 (3.37%) MSTest
10 6 (2.88%) Ant
11 5 (2.40%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (2.40%) Jasmine
General
1 58 (27.88%) Banking
2 54 (25.96%) Finance
3 35 (16.83%) Investment Banking
4 17 (8.17%) Front Office
5 10 (4.81%) Retail
6 6 (2.88%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.88%) Advertising
7 5 (2.40%) Games
7 5 (2.40%) Marketing
8 4 (1.92%) Legal
9 3 (1.44%) Back Office
9 3 (1.44%) Billing
10 2 (0.96%) Publishing
11 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 139 (66.83%) Developer
2 31 (14.90%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 19 (9.13%) .NET Developer
5 17 (8.17%) C# Developer
6 13 (6.25%) Consultant
7 11 (5.29%) Software Engineer
7 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (4.33%) Functional Consultant
8 9 (4.33%) Oracle Consultant
8 9 (4.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.33%) Architect
9 8 (3.85%) Analyst
9 8 (3.85%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 7 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (2.88%) iOS Developer
11 6 (2.88%) PHP Developer
11 6 (2.88%) HTML Developer
12 5 (2.40%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (29.81%) Web Services
2 52 (25.00%) .NET
3 47 (22.60%) HTML
4 38 (18.27%) J2EE
4 38 (18.27%) CSS
5 34 (16.35%) Spring
6 30 (14.42%) ASP.NET
7 27 (12.98%) XML
7 27 (12.98%) jQuery
8 22 (10.58%) Hibernate
9 20 (9.62%) JDBC
9 20 (9.62%) HTML5
9 20 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (8.65%) REST
11 17 (8.17%) Spring MVC
11 17 (8.17%) .NET Framework
12 16 (7.69%) WCF
12 16 (7.69%) RESTful
13 15 (7.21%) SOAP
14 14 (6.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.17%) Market Risk
2 15 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.81%) User Experience
5 9 (4.33%) Open Source
6 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.88%) W3C
8 5 (2.40%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.92%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.92%) Derivative
9 4 (1.92%) Replication
10 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.44%) RIA
10 3 (1.44%) iSeries
11 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.25%) Windows
2 12 (5.77%) Linux
3 7 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.88%) UNIX
5 4 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) zOS
6 1 (0.48%) Debian
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.48%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (26.44%) MVC
3 48 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (21.63%) TDD
5 39 (18.75%) Scrum
6 32 (15.38%) OO
7 26 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 25 (12.02%) OOP
9 24 (11.54%) Software Engineering
10 22 (10.58%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.65%) Business Analysis
11 18 (8.65%) BDD
12 16 (7.69%) Integration Testing
13 14 (6.73%) SOA
14 13 (6.25%) Low Latency
15 12 (5.77%) Risk Management
15 12 (5.77%) Workflow
16 11 (5.29%) Test Scripting
17 10 (4.81%) Migration
17 10 (4.81%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.98%) Java
2 56 (26.92%) C#
3 51 (24.52%) SQL
4 48 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.21%) Python
6 13 (6.25%) PHP
7 9 (4.33%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.88%) XAML
9 5 (2.40%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.40%) C++
9 5 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.92%) ABAP
10 4 (1.92%) VBA
10 4 (1.92%) C
10 4 (1.92%) Scala
10 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.44%) RPG IV
11 3 (1.44%) Ruby
11 3 (1.44%) RPG
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Degree
2 11 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.92%) MCT
6 2 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) MCSD
7 1 (0.48%) MCSE
7 1 (0.48%) MCITP
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.02%) QA
2 5 (2.40%) WAI
3 2 (0.96%) HL7
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.85%) RACF
2 5 (2.40%) HDFS
3 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Varnish
4 1 (0.48%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (2.40%) Oozie
2 4 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (26.44%) Oracle
2 31 (14.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.85%) IBM
4 6 (2.88%) JBoss
5 5 (2.40%) ATG
6 4 (1.92%) Zend
6 4 (1.92%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.92%) SAP
7 3 (1.44%) Apple
7 3 (1.44%) hybris
8 2 (0.96%) Perforce
8 2 (0.96%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.96%) HP
8 2 (0.96%) Informatica
8 2 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.96%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.48%) Charles River
9 1 (0.48%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.48%) MKS
9 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
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