The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the County Antrim region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 16 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.09% 5.71% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 7.69% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -12.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 78 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 82.61% 74.29% 56.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 39
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Unit Testing
Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the County Antrim region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 1 - - 4
Unit Testing
Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef