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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 36 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.83% 1.92% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.68% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate £325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +10.29%
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
232 224 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 84.98% 71.57% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 114 116
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £652
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £12.88 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) ISO 9001
2 6 (54.55%) ISO 14001
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) N-Tier
3 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (45.45%) Build Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) NUnit
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) .NET

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (27.27%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Web Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Database Developer
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) N-Tier
2 3 (27.27%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Build Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO 14001
1 6 (54.55%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle