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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 66 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 32 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.02% 0.90% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.21% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 17
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +10.29%
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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
1230 1077 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.50% 74.28% 73.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 611 590
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 65
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicestershire +3 11 £325 -25.71% 4
Nottinghamshire -2 11 £300 -7.69% 5
Northamptonshire +15 8 £313 -16.10% 7
Derbyshire - 2 £375 - 3
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 26 (37.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (31.88%) Finance
3 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 20 (28.99%) Oracle
4 20 (28.99%) Integration Testing
5 19 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (24.64%) SQL
6 17 (24.64%) SAP
6 17 (24.64%) System Integration Testing
7 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
8 15 (21.74%) C#
8 15 (21.74%) Java
8 15 (21.74%) MVC
9 14 (20.29%) Unix
10 13 (18.84%) HTML
10 13 (18.84%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (18.84%) Web Services
10 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
11 12 (17.39%) Aerospace
11 12 (17.39%) SAP BW
11 12 (17.39%) OO
11 12 (17.39%) CSS
11 12 (17.39%) Visualisation
11 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
11 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 12 (17.39%) EXTOL
12 11 (15.94%) PL/SQL
12 11 (15.94%) Informatica
13 10 (14.49%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.80%) Node.js
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Firewall
1 1 (1.45%) LDAP
1 1 (1.45%) NAS
1 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (17.39%) SAP BW
4 9 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (13.04%) Crystal Analysis
5 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.14%) DB2
6 7 (10.14%) PowerCenter
7 5 (7.25%) MySQL
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (7.25%) SAP BI
8 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Maven
2 7 (10.14%) Selenium
3 6 (8.70%) JUnit
4 5 (7.25%) Ant
4 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.80%) Subversion
6 2 (2.90%) CasperJS
6 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.90%) jMock
6 2 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.90%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.90%) webpack
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.45%) MSTest
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
3 12 (17.39%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.25%) General Ledger
4 5 (7.25%) Marketing
5 3 (4.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.14%) ETL Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Informatica Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Business Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Business Objects Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (8.70%) SAP Business Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.80%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) HTML
1 13 (18.84%) Web Services
2 12 (17.39%) CSS
3 10 (14.49%) jQuery
3 10 (14.49%) XML
4 9 (13.04%) .NET
4 9 (13.04%) AngularJS
5 8 (11.59%) Ajax
5 8 (11.59%) Spring
6 7 (10.14%) J2EE
7 6 (8.70%) JSON
7 6 (8.70%) JSP
8 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.25%) REST
8 5 (7.25%) Servlets
8 5 (7.25%) Struts
9 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.80%) SOAP
9 4 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.90%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Unix
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) HPUX
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
3 1 (1.45%) SUSE
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.99%) Integration Testing
4 19 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (24.64%) System Integration Testing
6 15 (21.74%) MVC
7 12 (17.39%) OO
8 9 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.59%) ETL
9 8 (11.59%) Validation
10 7 (10.14%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (10.14%) SDLC
10 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.14%) TDD
10 7 (10.14%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (8.70%) Web Development
12 5 (7.25%) Scrum
12 5 (7.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
2 17 (24.64%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) C#
3 15 (21.74%) Java
4 11 (15.94%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.80%) C++
5 4 (5.80%) PHP
5 4 (5.80%) Python
5 4 (5.80%) VBScript
6 2 (2.90%) IronPython
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) Sun Certification
4 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.45%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 17 (24.64%) SAP
3 12 (17.39%) EXTOL
4 11 (15.94%) Informatica
5 7 (10.14%) IBM
6 5 (7.25%) Sun
7 4 (5.80%) TIBCO
8 3 (4.35%) JDA
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.45%) Facebook
10 1 (1.45%) Google
10 1 (1.45%) HP
10 1 (1.45%) hybris
10 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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