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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 65 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 36 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.05% 2.05% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.76% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £316 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +18.32%
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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
1317 1159 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.91% 74.20% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 586 441
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 85 61
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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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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
Nottinghamshire +13 26 £325 - 4
Derbyshire -2 3 £400 -
Leicestershire +3 2 £288 -
Northamptonshire -14 2 £700 +164.15% 2
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 25 (54.35%) UNIX
2 24 (52.17%) Oracle
3 22 (47.83%) SQL
4 21 (45.65%) Degree
5 20 (43.48%) Shell Script
6 19 (41.30%) PL/SQL
6 19 (41.30%) CRM
7 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database
7 17 (36.96%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (36.96%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (28.26%) C#
9 11 (23.91%) .NET
9 11 (23.91%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) Workflow
10 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (19.57%) XML
11 8 (17.39%) HTML
12 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
12 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
12 7 (15.22%) TDD
12 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (13.04%) jQuery
13 6 (13.04%) HTML5
13 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (13.04%) MS Office
13 6 (13.04%) Windows
13 6 (13.04%) Java
13 6 (13.04%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (6.52%) Apache
1 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.52%) JBoss
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (6.52%) iPlanet
2 2 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.35%) Node.js
2 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.35%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
1 3 (6.52%) SAN
1 3 (6.52%) VLAN
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
1 3 (6.52%) FCoE
1 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.35%) NAS
2 2 (4.35%) RTP
2 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database 10g
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database 11g
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Bower
2 2 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (4.35%) Yeoman
2 2 (4.35%) jMock
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Grunt
2 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Maven
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Developer
3 11 (23.91%) PL/SQL Developer
4 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Support Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) XML
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
4 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.04%) jQuery
5 6 (13.04%) HTML5
6 5 (10.87%) Web Services
6 5 (10.87%) CSS
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.70%) Ajax
7 4 (8.70%) J2EE
8 3 (6.52%) JSON
8 3 (6.52%) CSS3
8 3 (6.52%) RESTful
9 2 (4.35%) React
9 2 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (4.35%) WCF
9 2 (4.35%) WPF
9 2 (4.35%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Clustering
1 3 (6.52%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) UNIX
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) AIX
3 3 (6.52%) HPUX
3 3 (6.52%) Solaris
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) SUSE
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) CRM
2 17 (36.96%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (36.96%) Technical Analysis
3 9 (19.57%) Workflow
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) TDD
5 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.87%) MVC
6 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) OO
8 3 (6.52%) Service Management
8 3 (6.52%) ITSM
8 3 (6.52%) High Availability
8 3 (6.52%) Release Management
8 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) Shell Script
3 19 (41.30%) PL/SQL
4 13 (28.26%) C#
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) Java
6 6 (13.04%) VBScript
7 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.52%) Perl
8 3 (6.52%) Korn
8 3 (6.52%) C-shell
8 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.35%) C++
9 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.17%) Python
10 1 (2.17%) VBA
10 1 (2.17%) VB
10 1 (2.17%) PHP
10 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Samba
1 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (6.52%) KVM
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Control-M
2 2 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.17%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) BMC
3 4 (8.70%) Remedy
4 3 (6.52%) Veritas
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) Sun
4 3 (6.52%) PlateSpin
4 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) F5
5 2 (4.35%) Opsware
5 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Cognos
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) hybris
6 1 (2.17%) Callidus
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