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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 33 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.53% 1.44% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 1.88% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Average daily rate
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£318 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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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
297 213 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 75.19% 76.62% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 70 123
Average daily rate £370 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £216 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 19 11
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £28.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) WPF
4 4 (30.77%) MVVM
4 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) VBScript
4 4 (30.77%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 4 (30.77%) XAML
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) VBA
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Automotive
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) VMS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (7.69%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) VB Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SAP SD Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) WPF
3 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
5 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (7.69%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) MVVM
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) XAML
3 4 (30.77%) VBScript
3 4 (30.77%) VB
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle