The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 72 103 79
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 80 18 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 0.74% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 1.05% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 8 41
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £39.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 - £37.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 - £40.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2407 1722 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.64% 70.92% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1436 906 1063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 117 216
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.33 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the East of England region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the East of England region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +20 29 £360 - 3
Norfolk +5 16 £313 +56.25%
Hertfordshire -6 14 £455 +13.75% 1
Essex +4 8 £375 -25.00% 1
Bedfordshire -10 8 £265 - 2
Suffolk -18 1 £350 -17.64% 1
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 61 (46.56%) SQL
2 60 (45.80%) JavaScript
3 53 (40.46%) TDD
4 50 (38.17%) .NET
5 46 (35.11%) HTML
6 43 (32.82%) C#
7 42 (32.06%) CSS
8 41 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (30.53%) jQuery
10 35 (26.72%) MVC
11 34 (25.95%) ASP.NET
12 32 (24.43%) Oracle
13 30 (22.90%) Web Services
14 29 (22.14%) SQL Server
14 29 (22.14%) Java
15 26 (19.85%) .NET Framework
16 25 (19.08%) Scrum
16 25 (19.08%) OO
16 25 (19.08%) Finance
17 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (16.03%) QA
19 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
20 19 (14.50%) Linux
21 17 (12.98%) XML
21 17 (12.98%) HTML5
21 17 (12.98%) BDD
22 16 (12.21%) J2EE
22 16 (12.21%) JUnit
22 16 (12.21%) UNIX
22 16 (12.21%) Internet

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (9.92%) Apache
2 12 (9.16%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.87%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.34%) CMS
5 6 (4.58%) Node.js
5 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.82%) IIS
7 4 (3.05%) Drupal
8 3 (2.29%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.76%) Liferay
9 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.76%) Documentum
9 1 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.21%) Internet
2 4 (3.05%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.58%) Data Mart
7 5 (3.82%) MySQL
7 5 (3.82%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.76%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) JUnit
1 16 (12.21%) Selenium
2 14 (10.69%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.92%) Subversion
3 13 (9.92%) Visual Studio
4 10 (7.63%) Maven
4 10 (7.63%) NUnit
4 10 (7.63%) Eclipse
5 9 (6.87%) Ant
5 9 (6.87%) Moq
6 8 (6.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (6.11%) Jasmine
7 7 (5.34%) MSTest
8 6 (4.58%) Mockito
8 6 (4.58%) SpecFlow
8 6 (4.58%) Grunt
9 5 (3.82%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.05%) QUnit
10 4 (3.05%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (3.05%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Marketing
3 7 (5.34%) Publishing
4 6 (4.58%) Retail
5 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (74.81%) Developer
2 27 (20.61%) .NET Developer
3 14 (10.69%) Java Developer
4 13 (9.92%) C# Developer
4 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (9.92%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Consultant
8 7 (5.34%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.82%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Architect
11 4 (3.05%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (38.17%) .NET
2 46 (35.11%) HTML
3 42 (32.06%) CSS
4 40 (30.53%) jQuery
5 34 (25.95%) ASP.NET
6 30 (22.90%) Web Services
7 26 (19.85%) .NET Framework
8 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (12.98%) XML
9 17 (12.98%) HTML5
10 16 (12.21%) J2EE
10 16 (12.21%) WCF
11 15 (11.45%) Ajax
11 15 (11.45%) CSS3
12 14 (10.69%) Spring
13 12 (9.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (8.40%) JSP
15 10 (7.63%) JSON
15 10 (7.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Open Source
2 7 (5.34%) Kindle
3 5 (3.82%) Clustering
3 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.05%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) iPhone
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.76%) APACS
7 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.76%) GIS
7 1 (0.76%) EMV
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Linux
2 16 (12.21%) UNIX
3 5 (3.82%) Windows
3 5 (3.82%) Solaris
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.46%) TDD
2 41 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (26.72%) MVC
4 25 (19.08%) Scrum
4 25 (19.08%) OO
5 17 (12.98%) BDD
6 13 (9.92%) Performance Testing
6 13 (9.92%) Automated Testing
7 12 (9.16%) OOP
7 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.63%) Dimensional Modelling
8 10 (7.63%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.87%) UML
10 8 (6.11%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.34%) Code Coverage
11 7 (5.34%) Test Strategy
12 6 (4.58%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (4.58%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.58%) Migration
12 6 (4.58%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.56%) SQL
2 60 (45.80%) JavaScript
3 43 (32.82%) C#
4 29 (22.14%) Java
5 10 (7.63%) Perl
6 9 (6.87%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.87%) LINC
7 8 (6.11%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.34%) PHP
9 6 (4.58%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.05%) Korn
11 3 (2.29%) Groovy
11 3 (2.29%) C++
12 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.53%) XAML
12 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.05%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.03%) QA
2 7 (5.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (24.43%) Oracle
2 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.63%) Sun
4 6 (4.58%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.29%) Google
5 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.53%) SAP
6 2 (1.53%) Apple
6 2 (1.53%) HP
6 2 (1.53%) ATG
7 1 (0.76%) Informatica
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) Sybase
7 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
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