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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 86 104 76
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 61 23 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.99% 0.97% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.35% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 35
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£391 £371 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £509 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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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
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 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 +24 21 £325 -3.70% 10
Hertfordshire -10 16 £450 +38.46% 4
Norfolk -6 7 £275 +37.50% 4
Bedfordshire -8 6 £303 -
Essex -12 6 £425 +14.55% 2
Suffolk +1 1 £425 - 2
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 66 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (49.24%) JavaScript
3 64 (48.48%) SQL
4 55 (41.67%) TDD
5 53 (40.15%) HTML
5 53 (40.15%) .NET
6 48 (36.36%) CSS
7 46 (34.85%) C#
8 39 (29.55%) MVC
8 39 (29.55%) jQuery
9 35 (26.52%) ASP.NET
10 33 (25.00%) Web Services
11 32 (24.24%) Oracle
12 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
12 29 (21.97%) Java
13 27 (20.45%) .NET Framework
14 26 (19.70%) OO
14 26 (19.70%) Finance
15 25 (18.94%) Scrum
16 24 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
17 21 (15.91%) Linux
18 20 (15.15%) QA
18 20 (15.15%) HTML5
19 19 (14.39%) BDD
19 19 (14.39%) Ajax
20 18 (13.64%) XML
21 17 (12.88%) J2EE
21 17 (12.88%) UNIX
21 17 (12.88%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (12.12%) Apache
2 13 (9.85%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.06%) CMS
5 7 (5.30%) Node.js
6 5 (3.79%) IIS
6 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.03%) lighttpd
7 4 (3.03%) Drupal
8 2 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.52%) Liferay
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.76%) Documentum
9 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) Internet
2 4 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.30%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.55%) MySQL
8 6 (4.55%) Data Mart
9 4 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.52%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.76%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Selenium
2 15 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.61%) Subversion
4 13 (9.85%) JUnit
5 12 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 12 (9.09%) Maven
6 11 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 11 (8.33%) Ant
7 9 (6.82%) NUnit
7 9 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (6.82%) Moq
7 9 (6.82%) Jasmine
8 8 (6.06%) MSTest
9 7 (5.30%) Grunt
10 6 (4.55%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.55%) Mockito
10 6 (4.55%) IntelliJ
11 5 (3.79%) QUnit
12 4 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 26 (19.70%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Marketing
3 7 (5.30%) Publishing
4 6 (4.55%) Retail
5 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (77.27%) Developer
2 28 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 16 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
3 16 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 14 (10.61%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.06%) Consultant
9 7 (5.30%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (3.79%) J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.03%) Architect
12 4 (3.03%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (40.15%) HTML
1 53 (40.15%) .NET
2 48 (36.36%) CSS
3 39 (29.55%) jQuery
4 35 (26.52%) ASP.NET
5 33 (25.00%) Web Services
6 27 (20.45%) .NET Framework
7 24 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (15.15%) HTML5
9 19 (14.39%) Ajax
10 18 (13.64%) XML
11 17 (12.88%) J2EE
11 17 (12.88%) CSS3
12 16 (12.12%) Spring
13 14 (10.61%) WCF
14 13 (9.85%) JSP
14 13 (9.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (7.58%) JSON
15 10 (7.58%) WPF
15 10 (7.58%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Open Source
1 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.06%) User Experience
3 7 (5.30%) Kindle
4 5 (3.79%) Clustering
4 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.52%) GIS
7 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.52%) iPhone
7 2 (1.52%) APACS
8 1 (0.76%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.76%) PKI
8 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.76%) EMV
8 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.91%) Linux
2 17 (12.88%) UNIX
3 5 (3.79%) Windows
3 5 (3.79%) Solaris
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.67%) TDD
3 39 (29.55%) MVC
4 26 (19.70%) OO
5 25 (18.94%) Scrum
6 19 (14.39%) BDD
7 14 (10.61%) Performance Testing
7 14 (10.61%) OOP
8 11 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 11 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.58%) UML
9 10 (7.58%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (6.82%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.30%) Multithreading
12 7 (5.30%) Migration
12 7 (5.30%) Code Coverage
12 7 (5.30%) Test Strategy
13 6 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (49.24%) JavaScript
2 64 (48.48%) SQL
3 46 (34.85%) C#
4 29 (21.97%) Java
5 10 (7.58%) Perl
6 9 (6.82%) LINC
6 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.30%) PHP
9 6 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.03%) C++
10 4 (3.03%) Korn
11 2 (1.52%) XAML
11 2 (1.52%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.03%) ISEB
4 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.15%) QA
2 7 (5.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.52%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (24.24%) Oracle
2 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.58%) Sun
4 6 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.27%) Google
6 2 (1.52%) ATG
6 2 (1.52%) Apple
6 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Sybase
7 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) Informatica
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe
7 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago