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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 77 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 63 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.24% 2.12% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 3.05% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 26
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£375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £39.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 - £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -4.57%
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
2126 1672 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 69.46% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 912 999
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 171
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
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 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 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
Cambridgeshire -8 26 £350 +7.69% 2
Hertfordshire +9 15 £400 - 6
Essex +3 12 £375 - 3
Norfolk +7 5 £310 +12.72% 1
Suffolk - 4 £388 -
Bedfordshire -19 1 £400 +73.91%
Unit Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 68 (53.54%) SQL
2 67 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (46.46%) JavaScript
4 53 (41.73%) HTML
5 50 (39.37%) CSS
6 45 (35.43%) TDD
7 43 (33.86%) MVC
8 39 (30.71%) .NET
9 37 (29.13%) C#
10 36 (28.35%) Java
11 33 (25.98%) Oracle
12 32 (25.20%) Finance
13 30 (23.62%) Git (software)
14 29 (22.83%) Web Services
14 29 (22.83%) Linux
15 27 (21.26%) Apache
16 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
17 25 (19.69%) Scrum
18 24 (18.90%) Ajax
19 23 (18.11%) jQuery
20 22 (17.32%) ASP.NET
21 21 (16.54%) UNIX
21 21 (16.54%) OO
21 21 (16.54%) BDD
22 20 (15.75%) HTML5
22 20 (15.75%) .NET Framework
23 19 (14.96%) Subversion
23 19 (14.96%) XML
24 18 (14.17%) MySQL
24 18 (14.17%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (21.26%) Apache
2 16 (12.60%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.87%) CMS
3 10 (7.87%) Node.js
4 7 (5.51%) lighttpd
4 7 (5.51%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.36%) IIS
5 3 (2.36%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.36%) nginx
6 2 (1.57%) Liferay
6 2 (1.57%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) Internet
2 3 (2.36%) FTP
3 2 (1.57%) 802.15
3 2 (1.57%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) ATM
4 1 (0.79%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.17%) MySQL
2 18 (14.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (13.39%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.66%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.94%) Data Mart
9 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (2.36%) DTS
10 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.57%) JasperReports
11 2 (1.57%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.96%) Subversion
3 18 (14.17%) Ant
4 15 (11.81%) JUnit
4 15 (11.81%) Maven
5 13 (10.24%) Eclipse
5 13 (10.24%) Grunt
6 11 (8.66%) IntelliJ
6 11 (8.66%) Mockito
7 10 (7.87%) Selenium
8 8 (6.30%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.72%) Cucumber
9 6 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (4.72%) Moq
9 6 (4.72%) Bower
10 5 (3.94%) Jasmine
11 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.15%) Xcode
11 4 (3.15%) NUnit
12 3 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (25.20%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Marketing
3 6 (4.72%) Retail
4 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.36%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (76.38%) Developer
2 21 (16.54%) .NET Developer
3 16 (12.60%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.02%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.45%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (7.87%) Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) Web Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 8 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Consultant
11 6 (4.72%) PHP Developer
11 6 (4.72%) .NET Web Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 4 (3.15%) Test Analyst
13 4 (3.15%) Principal Engineer
13 4 (3.15%) Design Engineer
14 3 (2.36%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (41.73%) HTML
2 50 (39.37%) CSS
3 39 (30.71%) .NET
4 29 (22.83%) Web Services
5 24 (18.90%) Ajax
6 23 (18.11%) jQuery
7 22 (17.32%) ASP.NET
8 20 (15.75%) .NET Framework
8 20 (15.75%) HTML5
9 19 (14.96%) XML
10 16 (12.60%) JSP
10 16 (12.60%) Spring
11 14 (11.02%) CSS3
11 14 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (10.24%) J2EE
13 12 (9.45%) SOAP
13 12 (9.45%) AngularJS
14 11 (8.66%) REST
14 11 (8.66%) JDBC
14 11 (8.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.24%) Open Source
3 8 (6.30%) User Experience
4 5 (3.94%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.15%) Clustering
5 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.15%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.36%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.57%) EMV
7 2 (1.57%) GIS
7 2 (1.57%) APACS
7 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.79%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Linux
2 21 (16.54%) UNIX
3 15 (11.81%) Windows
4 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.15%) Android
5 4 (3.15%) Solaris
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.57%) Debian
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.43%) TDD
3 43 (33.86%) MVC
4 25 (19.69%) Scrum
5 21 (16.54%) OO
5 21 (16.54%) BDD
6 15 (11.81%) Waterfall
7 14 (11.02%) Performance Testing
8 10 (7.87%) Multithreading
9 9 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.09%) Validation
10 8 (6.30%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.30%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.51%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (5.51%) UML
11 7 (5.51%) OOP
11 7 (5.51%) Web Design
12 6 (4.72%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.54%) SQL
2 59 (46.46%) JavaScript
3 37 (29.13%) C#
4 36 (28.35%) Java
5 11 (8.66%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.30%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.51%) PHP
7 7 (5.51%) LINC
8 6 (4.72%) Korn
8 6 (4.72%) Perl
9 5 (3.94%) VBA
10 4 (3.15%) C++
10 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.15%) PHP5
11 3 (2.36%) Groovy
11 3 (2.36%) C
11 3 (2.36%) Python
11 3 (2.36%) VBScript
12 2 (1.57%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.57%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (25.98%) Oracle
2 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.94%) Sun
4 4 (3.15%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.15%) Twitter
5 3 (2.36%) FatWire
5 3 (2.36%) Google
5 3 (2.36%) Informatica
6 1 (0.79%) Apple
6 1 (0.79%) ATG
6 1 (0.79%) Demandware
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