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 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 26 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.87% 1.03% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.24% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£386 £320 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.70% +15.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £320 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £320 £288
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%
Unit Testing
South West

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
149 161 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 69.63% 82.56% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 89 86
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -32.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -2 4 £386 +20.70%
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) Summit
6 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 2 (20.00%) ISO 14001
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) C

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (20.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) PVCS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle