The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank - 38 26
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - 1.50% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.06% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.53%
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 £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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 Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 194 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 66.67% 72.66% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 131 59
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 12
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.05% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Devon region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) Maven
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (20.00%) Summit
5 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
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