The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 71 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.75% 2.08% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.70% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 15
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £233 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1286 1368 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.38% 76.90% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 810 615
Average daily rate £390 £390 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 89
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Northamptonshire +19 12 £325 -53.57%
Nottinghamshire -11 12 £373 +14.61%
Derbyshire +2 1 £335 -16.25% 4
Leicestershire +2 1 £313 -10.71% 2
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 28 (48.28%) Oracle
2 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 24 (41.38%) Java
4 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (29.31%) HTML
5 17 (29.31%) C#
5 17 (29.31%) SQL
5 17 (29.31%) Web Services
6 15 (25.86%) Spring
6 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (24.14%) MVC
7 14 (24.14%) CSS
8 13 (22.41%) JUnit
8 13 (22.41%) XML
8 13 (22.41%) Unix
8 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
8 13 (22.41%) JSON
9 12 (20.69%) jQuery
9 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
9 12 (20.69%) OO
10 11 (18.97%) Maven
10 11 (18.97%) Finance
10 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
10 11 (18.97%) Selenium
10 11 (18.97%) Degree
11 10 (17.24%) SDLC
11 10 (17.24%) Validation
11 10 (17.24%) J2EE
11 10 (17.24%) PL/SQL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (10.34%) JBoss
2 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.90%) Node.js
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.72%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) NAS
1 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.90%) MySQL
5 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) JUnit
2 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.97%) Maven
2 11 (18.97%) Selenium
3 6 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.62%) Ant
4 5 (8.62%) Cobertura
4 5 (8.62%) JBehave
5 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.90%) Jasmine
5 4 (6.90%) Subversion
6 3 (5.17%) CasperJS
6 3 (5.17%) jMock
6 3 (5.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.17%) webpack
7 2 (3.45%) MSTest
7 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) General Ledger
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.90%) JavaScript Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) HTML
1 17 (29.31%) Web Services
2 15 (25.86%) Spring
3 14 (24.14%) CSS
4 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
4 13 (22.41%) JSON
4 13 (22.41%) XML
5 12 (20.69%) jQuery
6 10 (17.24%) J2EE
7 9 (15.52%) .NET
7 9 (15.52%) Ajax
7 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
7 9 (15.52%) SOAP
8 7 (12.07%) JPA
9 6 (10.34%) HTML5
10 5 (8.62%) Java EE
10 5 (8.62%) JDBC
10 5 (8.62%) JSP
10 5 (8.62%) Servlets
10 5 (8.62%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Unix
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) HPUX
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Solaris
3 1 (1.72%) SUSE
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (24.14%) MVC
4 12 (20.69%) OO
5 10 (17.24%) SDLC
5 10 (17.24%) Validation
6 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.07%) TDD
8 6 (10.34%) BDD
8 6 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.62%) OOP
9 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.90%) Clinical Data Management
10 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Scrum
10 4 (6.90%) SOA
10 4 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 24 (41.38%) Java
3 17 (29.31%) C#
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 10 (17.24%) PL/SQL
5 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.62%) Python
7 4 (6.90%) C++
7 4 (6.90%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) VBScript
8 2 (3.45%) IronPython
9 1 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.72%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Oracle
2 7 (12.07%) Sun
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) Informatica
4 4 (6.90%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Perforce
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
Derby, Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
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