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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - - 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 78.57% 78.49% 58.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 59 54
Average daily rate £430 £350 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle