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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 27 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.75% 0.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
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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
115 69 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 85.82% 65.09% 72.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 48 32
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft