The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 70 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 27 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.68% 1.39% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.03% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 5
Average daily rate £316 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £410 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1180 886 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 73.57% 68.47% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 437 439
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 69 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Unit Testing
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +10 12 £313 -21.87% 6
Northamptonshire - 4 £265 - 5
Lincolnshire -11 2 £375 +7.14%
Leicestershire -15 2 - - 2
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 26 (50.00%) C#
1 26 (50.00%) .NET
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 19 (36.54%) HTML
4 18 (34.62%) CSS
5 17 (32.69%) XML
6 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (25.00%) MVC
8 12 (23.08%) TDD
8 12 (23.08%) OO
8 12 (23.08%) WPF
9 11 (21.15%) jQuery
9 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
9 11 (21.15%) Scrum
10 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
10 10 (19.23%) OOP
10 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
10 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (19.23%) MVVM
11 9 (17.31%) Oracle
11 9 (17.31%) Ajax
12 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
12 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.38%) WinForms
12 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
12 8 (15.38%) LINQ
13 7 (13.46%) Moq
13 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) DNN
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) SQLite
4 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.85%) PowerCenter
5 2 (3.85%) Data Mart
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
1 7 (13.46%) Moq
2 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 4 (7.69%) Subversion
3 3 (5.77%) ReSharper
3 3 (5.77%) JUnit
3 3 (5.77%) MSTest
4 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) JSUnit
4 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Ant
5 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) jMock
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Uniface Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Tester
9 1 (1.92%) SAP HR Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (1.92%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (36.54%) HTML
3 18 (34.62%) CSS
4 17 (32.69%) XML
5 12 (23.08%) WPF
6 11 (21.15%) jQuery
6 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
7 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (17.31%) Ajax
9 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.38%) WinForms
9 8 (15.38%) LINQ
10 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (9.62%) WCF
12 4 (7.69%) HTML5
13 3 (5.77%) CSS3
14 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (3.85%) Sass
14 2 (3.85%) XSLT
14 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) N-Tier
1 6 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Online Games
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) MVC
2 12 (23.08%) OO
2 12 (23.08%) TDD
3 11 (21.15%) Scrum
4 10 (19.23%) OOP
4 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
4 10 (19.23%) MVVM
5 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.54%) Quality Management
6 6 (11.54%) QMS
6 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Web Design
8 2 (3.85%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) C#
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.54%) Uniface
4 6 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 6 (11.54%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.85%) ABAP
7 2 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.92%) Korn
8 1 (1.92%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ISEB
1 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Telerik
3 5 (9.62%) Northgate
4 2 (3.85%) Informatica
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.92%) Sun
5 1 (1.92%) Teradata
5 1 (1.92%) AccuRev
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 6 days ago