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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 67 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.75% 1.81% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.55% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £453 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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
1222 1021 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.38% 71.10% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 543 544
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 56 48
Average hourly rate £19.04 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 21 £375 -9.09% 5
Derbyshire -7 3 £375 -14.04%
Northamptonshire -2 1 £450 +65.13% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (43.08%) UNIX
2 27 (41.54%) Oracle
3 24 (36.92%) SQL
4 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (32.31%) Shell Script
5 21 (32.31%) Degree
6 20 (30.77%) TDD
6 20 (30.77%) PL/SQL
6 20 (30.77%) CRM
7 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
7 19 (29.23%) C#
8 18 (27.69%) HTML
8 18 (27.69%) .NET
8 18 (27.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 18 (27.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (27.69%) Oracle Database
8 18 (27.69%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (27.69%) Technical Analysis
9 15 (23.08%) CSS
10 13 (20.00%) XML
10 13 (20.00%) HTML5
11 12 (18.46%) BDD
12 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
13 10 (15.38%) Workflow
13 10 (15.38%) Finance
13 10 (15.38%) CSS3
13 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (13.85%) jQuery
14 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.62%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.62%) JBoss
1 3 (4.62%) Apache
1 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.62%) iPlanet
1 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.08%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
2 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (3.08%) Tridion
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.54%) Magento
4 1 (1.54%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
1 1 (1.54%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.62%) DNS
1 3 (4.62%) SAN
1 3 (4.62%) WAN
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
1 3 (4.62%) VLAN
1 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
1 3 (4.62%) FCoE
2 2 (3.08%) LDAP
2 2 (3.08%) NAS
2 2 (3.08%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.08%) RTP
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) Grunt
2 2 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (3.08%) Yeoman
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.08%) Bower
2 2 (3.08%) gulp
3 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.54%) Xcode
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) jMock
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) NeoLoad
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.08%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (70.77%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Developer
3 11 (16.92%) PL/SQL Developer
4 7 (10.77%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.62%) Engineering Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.62%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) HTML
1 18 (27.69%) .NET
2 15 (23.08%) CSS
3 13 (20.00%) XML
3 13 (20.00%) HTML5
4 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
5 10 (15.38%) CSS3
6 9 (13.85%) jQuery
6 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.69%) WCF
9 4 (6.15%) WPF
9 4 (6.15%) Web Services
9 4 (6.15%) Ajax
9 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.15%) J2EE
9 4 (6.15%) React
10 3 (4.62%) JSON
10 3 (4.62%) LINQ
10 3 (4.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.62%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.54%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) UNIX
2 8 (12.31%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) AIX
3 3 (4.62%) HPUX
3 3 (4.62%) Solaris
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) SUSE
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) TDD
2 20 (30.77%) CRM
3 18 (27.69%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (27.69%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (18.46%) BDD
5 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.38%) Workflow
6 8 (12.31%) MVC
6 8 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (10.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (10.77%) Scrum
8 6 (9.23%) ITIL
9 5 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.69%) DevOps
10 4 (6.15%) Release Management
10 4 (6.15%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (6.15%) Service Management
10 4 (6.15%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) SQL
2 21 (32.31%) Shell Script
3 20 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 19 (29.23%) C#
4 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.77%) VBScript
6 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.23%) Java
7 3 (4.62%) Perl
7 3 (4.62%) C-shell
7 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.62%) Korn
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) VB6
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (4.62%) KVM
1 3 (4.62%) Samba
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Control-M
2 2 (3.08%) OpenView
3 1 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.54%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) BMC
4 5 (7.69%) Remedy
5 3 (4.62%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) PlateSpin
5 3 (4.62%) Sun
5 3 (4.62%) F5
5 3 (4.62%) Veritas
5 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco
6 2 (3.08%) Cognos
6 2 (3.08%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.08%) Opsware
7 1 (1.54%) hybris
7 1 (1.54%) New Relic
7 1 (1.54%) Callidus
7 1 (1.54%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
East Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - 500 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 3 days ago