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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 32 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.11% 1.06% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.54% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£325 £551 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.96% +57.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -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
213 195 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 74.74% 68.66% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 99 74
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +1.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) VBScript
1 7 (70.00%) VB
1 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (60.00%) VBA
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Web Design
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) C#

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (30.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) VBScript
1 7 (70.00%) VB
1 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (60.00%) VBA
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C#