The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 33 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.59% 4.42% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 6.06% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £320 £290 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
207 132 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 82.47% 72.93% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 90 56
Average daily rate £363 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Average hourly rate £33.25 £19.39 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.48% +17.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £61.63 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Unit Testing
South West

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +2 2 £320 -1.53% 1
Plymouth - 2 £425 -
Exmouth - - - - 1
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Document Management
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) hybris
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) DB2
5 2 (22.22%) XML

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) MS Access
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Microstrategy Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Document Management
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) XQuery
4 2 (22.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) hybris
3 2 (22.22%) MicroStrategy