The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 37 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.88% 1.18% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.68% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£233 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -14.11%
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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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 179 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 69.88% 70.20% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 95
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 24
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) VBScript
3 7 (43.75%) VB
3 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (37.50%) VBA
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) WPF
6 4 (25.00%) MVVM
6 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) XAML
6 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) VMS
8 2 (12.50%) SAP SD
8 2 (12.50%) Automotive
8 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) VB Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) WPF
3 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
5 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (6.25%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
1 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) MVVM
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) VBScript
2 7 (43.75%) VB
2 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
3 6 (37.50%) VBA
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) XAML
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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