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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 37 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.39% 2.53% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 3.55% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate £300 £325 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -41.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +10.29%
Unit Testing
West Midlands

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
296 197 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.22% 71.12% 79.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 118 123
Average daily rate £400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.38% -6.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) Servlets
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) Sun Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) EFT
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Retail

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) JSP
1 4 (66.67%) Servlets
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Sun