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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 99 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 40 67 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.35% 2.32% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 3.13% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 19
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£375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
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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
2275 2144 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.86% 74.32% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1225 864
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 £270 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 148 142
Average hourly rate £33.00 £28.83 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £41.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +2 18 £340 +13.33% 7
Hertfordshire 0 13 £310 -29.14% 9
Suffolk +18 7 £376 +7.28% 1
Norfolk -16 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Essex -22 1 £400 +6.66% 3
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.77%) JavaScript
3 28 (43.08%) MVC
4 26 (40.00%) CSS
5 24 (36.92%) Java
6 23 (35.38%) HTML
7 21 (32.31%) .NET
8 20 (30.77%) Oracle
8 20 (30.77%) jQuery
9 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
10 17 (26.15%) C#
10 17 (26.15%) SQL
11 16 (24.62%) XML
11 16 (24.62%) Scrum
11 16 (24.62%) HTML5
12 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
13 14 (21.54%) CSS3
14 13 (20.00%) REST
14 13 (20.00%) JIRA
15 12 (18.46%) UML
15 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
16 11 (16.92%) PhoneGap
16 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
16 11 (16.92%) OOP
16 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
17 10 (15.38%) OOD
17 10 (15.38%) TDD
17 10 (15.38%) Validation
17 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (13.85%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (12.31%) WebLogic
1 8 (12.31%) JBoss
1 8 (12.31%) MQSeries
1 8 (12.31%) WebSphere
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (10.77%) Node.js
3 6 (9.23%) CMS
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.62%) Drupal
6 2 (3.08%) nginx
6 2 (3.08%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.54%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.62%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Tridion
2 2 (3.08%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.54%) Agresso
3 1 (1.54%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) GSM
1 1 (1.54%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.31%) RDBMS
2 8 (12.31%) PowerCenter
2 8 (12.31%) Data Mart
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.69%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) JIRA
3 9 (13.85%) Selenium
3 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
4 8 (12.31%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (12.31%) Ant
4 8 (12.31%) JUnit
4 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio
4 8 (12.31%) ERwin
5 7 (10.77%) Grunt
5 7 (10.77%) Jasmine
5 7 (10.77%) Gradle
5 7 (10.77%) Geb
6 6 (9.23%) gulp
6 6 (9.23%) PhantomJS
7 5 (7.69%) WebStorm
7 5 (7.69%) Mercurial
7 5 (7.69%) IntelliJ
8 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.15%) Subversion
General
1 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.85%) Finance
3 7 (10.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Software Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Web Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Java Software Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Informatica Developer
4 7 (10.77%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) SAP BPC Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 2 (3.08%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) CSS
2 23 (35.38%) HTML
3 21 (32.31%) .NET
4 20 (30.77%) jQuery
5 16 (24.62%) HTML5
5 16 (24.62%) XML
6 14 (21.54%) CSS3
7 13 (20.00%) REST
8 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
8 11 (16.92%) PhoneGap
8 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
9 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
9 9 (13.85%) WCF
9 9 (13.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (12.31%) Apache Camel
10 8 (12.31%) Spring Boot
10 8 (12.31%) JSON
11 7 (10.77%) WPF
11 7 (10.77%) LINQ
11 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Data Extraction
2 6 (9.23%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) UNIX
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) MVC
3 16 (24.62%) Scrum
4 12 (18.46%) UML
5 11 (16.92%) OOP
6 10 (15.38%) OOD
6 10 (15.38%) Validation
6 10 (15.38%) TDD
7 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.85%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (12.31%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (12.31%) SOA
8 8 (12.31%) ETL
8 8 (12.31%) Data Transformation
8 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (12.31%) Mobile Development
9 7 (10.77%) Time Management
10 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
10 6 (9.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) JavaScript
2 24 (36.92%) Java
3 17 (26.15%) C#
3 17 (26.15%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) Python
4 8 (12.31%) Ruby
5 5 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 5 (7.69%) Dart
5 5 (7.69%) ECMAScript
6 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.08%) VB
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Informatica
2 8 (12.31%) Talend
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (3.08%) ReadSoft
6 1 (1.54%) Twitter
6 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
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