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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 76 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.77% 1.10% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.62% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £392 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -18.88%
Unit Testing
England

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
1133 1050 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 66.76% 67.83% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 590 450
Average daily rate £375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 47 78
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Nottinghamshire +9 6 £368 +8.08% 4
Leicestershire +15 3 £350 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £250 - 5
Derbyshire -1 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 5
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England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 16 (43.24%) .NET
4 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
4 14 (37.84%) CSS
5 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (32.43%) MVC
6 11 (29.73%) Oracle
7 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.03%) Java
8 9 (24.32%) TDD
8 9 (24.32%) jQuery
9 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (18.92%) Ajax
10 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (16.22%) Spring
11 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
11 6 (16.22%) JUnit
11 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
11 6 (16.22%) UML
12 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
12 5 (13.51%) XML
12 5 (13.51%) IIS
12 5 (13.51%) Retail
12 5 (13.51%) Validation
12 5 (13.51%) Selenium
12 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (10.81%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Kentico
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.70%) Tridion
2 1 (2.70%) Agresso
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.11%) MS Access
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) DTS
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JUnit
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.51%) Selenium
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.41%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.70%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
2 14 (37.84%) CSS
2 14 (37.84%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) jQuery
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (18.92%) Ajax
6 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
6 6 (16.22%) Spring
7 5 (13.51%) XML
8 4 (10.81%) JSP
8 4 (10.81%) HTML5
8 4 (10.81%) Silverlight
9 3 (8.11%) WCF
9 3 (8.11%) WPF
9 3 (8.11%) Servlets
9 3 (8.11%) Struts
9 3 (8.11%) J2EE
9 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET
9 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) MVC
3 9 (24.32%) TDD
4 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) UML
6 5 (13.51%) Validation
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.11%) OOP
8 3 (8.11%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) BDD
8 3 (8.11%) MVVM
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Data Transformation
9 2 (5.41%) Android Development
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.11%) VB
6 3 (8.11%) XAML
7 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) VBScript
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
8 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) hybris
3 3 (8.11%) Telerik
3 3 (8.11%) Sun
4 2 (5.41%) Informatica
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.70%) Talend
Northamptonshire
Sanderson
Rate: £320 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago