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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 86 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.68% 1.31% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.95% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 5
Average daily rate
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£355 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -14.11%
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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
1094 1079 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 67.41% 67.06% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 600 468
Average daily rate £375 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £110 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 71
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £8.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.83 £36.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 December 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 -2 5 £368 -2.00% 5
Leicestershire +12 2 £388 -
Derbyshire +8 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire -13 1 £320 -1.53% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (53.33%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) .NET
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle
7 9 (30.00%) MVC
8 8 (26.67%) jQuery
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (23.33%) Java
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (23.33%) TDD
9 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (20.00%) UML
10 6 (20.00%) Ajax
10 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (16.67%) IIS
11 5 (16.67%) HTML5
11 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (13.33%) PHP
12 4 (13.33%) Web Services
12 4 (13.33%) OOP
12 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.67%) Kentico
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.33%) Tridion
2 1 (3.33%) Agresso
2 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.00%) MS Access
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) DTS
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (10.00%) JUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) jMock
5 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) Grunt
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) CSS
3 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (26.67%) jQuery
5 6 (20.00%) Ajax
5 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (13.33%) Silverlight
7 4 (13.33%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET
8 3 (10.00%) WCF
8 3 (10.00%) WPF
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (10.00%) Spring
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) TDD
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) UML
5 4 (13.33%) OOP
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Validation
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) MVVM
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Data Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) Android Development
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) PHP
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.00%) VB
6 3 (10.00%) XAML
7 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) VBScript
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.33%) VBA
8 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Telerik
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.33%) hybris
5 1 (3.33%) Talend
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago