The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 19 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.69% 0.98% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 1.79% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.91% 54.90% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 44 28
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) JDBC
4 4 (33.33%) Struts
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) JBoss
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) W3C

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (33.33%) JBoss
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (33.33%) iPlanet
1 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (33.33%) WildFly
1 4 (33.33%) Mule ESB
1 4 (33.33%) Apache TomEE
1 4 (33.33%) Tornado
1 4 (33.33%) Confluence
1 4 (33.33%) Alfresco
1 4 (33.33%) Mule
1 4 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 4 (33.33%) Jetty
1 4 (33.33%) nginx
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Qpid
1 4 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
1 4 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 4 (33.33%) Redis
1 4 (33.33%) Riak
1 4 (33.33%) Infinispan
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 3 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) JMeter
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 4 (33.33%) Gradle
2 4 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Mocha
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 4 (33.33%) JBehave
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Java Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SAS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SAS ETL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML5
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
1 5 (41.67%) CSS3
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) JDBC
2 4 (33.33%) Struts
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
2 4 (33.33%) Dojo
2 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Ajax
2 4 (33.33%) OpenLaszlo
2 4 (33.33%) Modernizr
2 4 (33.33%) JSLint
2 4 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) W3C
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 4 (33.33%) CentOS
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Document Management
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
3 4 (33.33%) Microservices
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) SAS Macro
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Squid
1 4 (33.33%) vCloud
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 4 (33.33%) Rundeck
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
1 4 (33.33%) logstash
1 4 (33.33%) Salt
1 4 (33.33%) Kibana
1 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
1 4 (33.33%) Splunk
1 4 (33.33%) Twitter
1 4 (33.33%) Pega
2 3 (25.00%) Greenplum
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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