The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Coventry 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 37 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 3.48% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 4.62% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
259 173 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 79.45% 75.22% 67.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 44 82
Average daily rate £390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 50 16
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Unit Testing
West Midlands

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 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ABAP
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) EDI
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (33.33%) SAP SD
3 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ALE
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SAP SRM
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP SD
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ALE
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Sun