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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 34 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.42% 2.49% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 3.68% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -14.11%
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
191 136 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 67.73% 67.66% 65.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 98 77
Average daily rate £398 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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
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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
Plymouth -5 1 - -
Tavistock - - - -
Exeter - - - - 1
Exmouth - - - -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
3 3 (37.50%) Back Office
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) GoogleTest
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) PVCS
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) GoogleTest
2 1 (12.50%) PVCS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (12.50%) CppUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Atmel