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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 78 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 1.54% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.25% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 2
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£343 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £303 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
998 1023 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.23% 68.47% 64.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 566 420
Average daily rate £370 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 79
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.82 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.23 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire -10 6 £343 -8.66% 7
Northamptonshire -9 2 £373 - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 4
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) C#
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 7 (29.17%) CSS
5 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (25.00%) UNIX
7 5 (20.83%) OOP
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) jQuery
7 5 (20.83%) Ajax
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) VB
9 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 3 (12.50%) MS Access
9 3 (12.50%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Kentico
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.17%) Tridion
2 1 (4.17%) Agresso
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MS Access
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) DTS
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) jMock
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) Grunt
3 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.17%) Yeoman
3 1 (4.17%) Bower
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) MI Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) Swing
6 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 2 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (8.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
7 1 (4.17%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) OOP
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) VB
5 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) VBScript
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) WAI
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (4.17%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) BMC
2 1 (4.17%) Informatica
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.17%) hybris
2 1 (4.17%) Talend
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago