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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 65 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 25 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.66% 2.05% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.86% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 5
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£344 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £296 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £403 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
Unit Testing
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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
1057 1152 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.28% 71.51% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 593 445
Average daily rate £400 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 42 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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
Leicestershire +7 10 £333 -16.87%
Derbyshire - 5 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £438 +45.83% 1
Northamptonshire -1 4 £280 -34.11%
Lincolnshire +4 1 - - 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (38.46%) C#
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 19 (36.54%) .NET
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.69%) HTML
4 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 17 (32.69%) CSS
5 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
5 15 (28.85%) SQL
6 14 (26.92%) Java
6 14 (26.92%) MVC
6 14 (26.92%) jQuery
7 12 (23.08%) Oracle
8 10 (19.23%) JUnit
9 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (17.31%) HTML5
10 8 (15.38%) Finance
10 8 (15.38%) Migration
10 8 (15.38%) Spring
11 7 (13.46%) Ajax
11 7 (13.46%) Eclipse
11 7 (13.46%) XML
11 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
12 6 (11.54%) CSS3
12 6 (11.54%) JSP
12 6 (11.54%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Tridion
2 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.85%) PowerCenter
5 2 (3.85%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) JUnit
2 7 (13.46%) Eclipse
2 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.62%) Selenium
4 4 (7.69%) Maven
4 4 (7.69%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) JSUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.85%) jMock
6 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.85%) Bower
6 2 (3.85%) Grunt
6 2 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (3.85%) Yeoman
6 2 (3.85%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (82.69%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Excel Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Tester
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) .NET
2 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 17 (32.69%) CSS
3 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
4 14 (26.92%) jQuery
5 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (17.31%) HTML5
6 8 (15.38%) Spring
7 7 (13.46%) Ajax
7 7 (13.46%) XML
8 6 (11.54%) CSS3
8 6 (11.54%) JSP
8 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
9 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.62%) Servlets
9 5 (9.62%) Struts
9 5 (9.62%) J2EE
9 5 (9.62%) Sass
10 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) MVC
3 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.38%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) TDD
6 5 (9.62%) Web Design
6 5 (9.62%) UML
6 5 (9.62%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Validation
7 4 (7.69%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Workflow
8 3 (5.77%) OOP
8 3 (5.77%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) C#
2 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) XAML
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) ABAP
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) Sun Certification
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Sun
4 4 (7.69%) hybris
5 3 (5.77%) Telerik
5 3 (5.77%) Informatica
6 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Talend
7 1 (1.92%) AccuRev