The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 26 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.01% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 0.59% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.25 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 169 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 78.95% 81.25% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 91 91
Average daily rate £440 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 11
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bournemouth - 5 £600 - 4
Poole - 1 - - 1
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (40.00%) AirWatch
3 4 (40.00%) iPhone
3 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) NetBeans
5 2 (20.00%) Military
5 2 (20.00%) CppUnit
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JUnit
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) JavaFX

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (10.00%) DAB
1 1 (10.00%) NFC
1 1 (10.00%) OFDM
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) CppUnit
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) JavaFX
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) AutoMapper
4 1 (10.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) StructureMap
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (40.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (10.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Dorset
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Poole
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - 50 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago