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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 114 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 16 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 1.68% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 2.29% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 20
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
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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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2068 2223 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.85% 73.05% 69.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1262 848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 139 140
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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
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 1 May 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
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £545 +36.25% 12
Suffolk +1 3 £376 +7.28% 4
Bedfordshire -4 3 £485 +55.20% 2
Hertfordshire -2 2 £425 +3.03% 5
Essex -10 2 £400 +6.66% 6
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 41 (65.08%) JavaScript
2 35 (55.56%) HTML
2 35 (55.56%) CSS
3 34 (53.97%) MVC
4 27 (42.86%) jQuery
5 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (36.51%) C#
6 23 (36.51%) .NET
7 20 (31.75%) Java
7 20 (31.75%) Oracle
7 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
7 20 (31.75%) HTML5
8 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 17 (26.98%) SQL
10 16 (25.40%) OOP
11 15 (23.81%) XML
12 13 (20.63%) Windows
12 13 (20.63%) JIRA
12 13 (20.63%) CSS3
13 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
13 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
13 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
13 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
13 12 (19.05%) JUnit
13 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
14 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
14 11 (17.46%) Python
14 11 (17.46%) OOD
14 11 (17.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (15.87%) Laravel

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 9 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 9 (14.29%) JBoss
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (12.70%) CMS
4 5 (7.94%) Apache
4 5 (7.94%) nginx
5 4 (6.35%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.17%) Drupal
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.59%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Tridion
2 1 (1.59%) AWD
2 1 (1.59%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) ATM
2 1 (1.59%) 802.15
2 1 (1.59%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (15.87%) MySQL
3 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.76%) DTS
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) MS Access
6 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.63%) JIRA
3 12 (19.05%) JUnit
3 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 10 (15.87%) Selenium
5 9 (14.29%) Ant
5 9 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.94%) Bower
6 5 (7.94%) PHPUnit
6 5 (7.94%) Grunt
6 5 (7.94%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.35%) MSBuild
7 4 (6.35%) Moq
7 4 (6.35%) Calabash
7 4 (6.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (6.35%) Xcode
7 4 (6.35%) Subversion
8 3 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.87%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (66.67%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.87%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (15.87%) C# Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Software Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.94%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.17%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) HTML
1 35 (55.56%) CSS
2 27 (42.86%) jQuery
3 23 (36.51%) .NET
4 20 (31.75%) HTML5
5 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 15 (23.81%) XML
7 13 (20.63%) CSS3
8 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
9 11 (17.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (15.87%) Laravel
10 10 (15.87%) WCF
11 9 (14.29%) JSON
11 9 (14.29%) XHTML
11 9 (14.29%) PhoneGap
11 9 (14.29%) Apache Camel
12 8 (12.70%) Web Services
12 8 (12.70%) Ajax
13 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) User Experience
2 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.17%) Android
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Debian
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) MVC
2 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.40%) OOP
4 11 (17.46%) OOD
5 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.29%) SOA
6 9 (14.29%) UML
6 9 (14.29%) Mobile Development
7 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
7 8 (12.70%) OO
8 6 (9.52%) TDD
9 5 (7.94%) Scrum
9 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.35%) Manual Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Content Management
10 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.76%) B2C
11 3 (4.76%) Validation
11 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (65.08%) JavaScript
2 23 (36.51%) C#
3 20 (31.75%) Java
4 17 (26.98%) SQL
5 11 (17.46%) Python
6 10 (15.87%) PHP
7 9 (14.29%) Ruby
8 6 (9.52%) PHP5
8 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.76%) VBScript
10 3 (4.76%) Groovy
11 2 (3.17%) C
12 1 (1.59%) C++
12 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.59%) VB
12 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Talend
3 5 (7.94%) Twitter
4 3 (4.76%) FatWire
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Xamarin
Hertfordshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £18 per hour + .
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £370 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago