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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 72 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 29 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.73% 1.62% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.19% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 6
Average daily rate
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£339 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
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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
1246 1096 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.43% 74.00% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 578 418
Average daily rate £375 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 74 76
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -2 19 £325 -5.79% 3
Leicestershire +3 3 £331 - 3
Northamptonshire -10 3 £563 +112.26%
Derbyshire - 3 £400 -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
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England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (43.24%) C#
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) UNIX
3 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 14 (37.84%) Oracle
4 13 (35.14%) Degree
5 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (29.73%) Shell Script
6 11 (29.73%) Finance
6 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
6 11 (29.73%) CRM
6 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
7 10 (27.03%) TDD
8 9 (24.32%) Workflow
8 9 (24.32%) XML
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
8 9 (24.32%) Technical Analysis
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (21.62%) Windows
9 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.62%) HTML
10 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (16.22%) MVC
11 6 (16.22%) VBScript
11 6 (16.22%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Kentico
3 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.41%) iPlanet
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (5.41%) Tridion
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LDAP
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) FTP
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) SAN
1 2 (5.41%) RTP
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) VLAN
1 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
1 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
1 2 (5.41%) NAS
1 2 (5.41%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.41%) MS Access
3 2 (5.41%) DTS
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) jMock
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) Grunt
3 2 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (5.41%) Yeoman
3 2 (5.41%) Bower
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
3 9 (24.32%) XML
4 8 (21.62%) HTML
5 6 (16.22%) Web Services
5 6 (16.22%) CSS
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (13.51%) Ajax
7 4 (10.81%) HTML5
7 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.81%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.11%) JSON
9 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (5.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (5.41%) J2EE
9 2 (5.41%) DOM
9 2 (5.41%) Swing
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (5.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Grid Computing
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) UNIX
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
3 2 (5.41%) HPUX
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) CRM
2 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (27.03%) TDD
4 9 (24.32%) Workflow
4 9 (24.32%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.22%) MVC
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) OOP
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
9 3 (8.11%) Service Management
9 3 (8.11%) ITSM
9 3 (8.11%) Release Management
10 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) C#
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
2 11 (29.73%) Shell Script
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.22%) VBScript
5 5 (13.51%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) VB
8 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.41%) C-shell
8 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.41%) Korn
8 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 2 (5.41%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) VBA
9 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Samba
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (5.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Control-M
2 2 (5.41%) OpenView
3 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.70%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) BMC
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Remedy
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) PlateSpin
4 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.41%) Opsware
4 2 (5.41%) Sun
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) F5
4 2 (5.41%) Veritas
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.41%) Cognos
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) hybris
Leicestershire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago