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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 93 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 48 77 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 2.54% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.38% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.46%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 0 23 £340 +4.61% 7
Hertfordshire +1 16 £310 -27.05% 7
Suffolk +9 7 £376 +15.89% 1
Essex -11 1 £400 -11.11% 4
Norfolk -20 1 £375 +15.38%
Unit Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 23 (37.10%) Java
4 21 (33.87%) .NET
4 21 (33.87%) MVC
5 19 (30.65%) CSS
6 17 (27.42%) C#
7 16 (25.81%) HTML
7 16 (25.81%) SQL
7 16 (25.81%) Scrum
7 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
7 16 (25.81%) REST
8 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (22.58%) Oracle
9 13 (20.97%) Validation
9 13 (20.97%) jQuery
10 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
11 11 (17.74%) XML
11 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
11 11 (17.74%) HTML5
11 11 (17.74%) CSS3
12 10 (16.13%) Jasmine
12 10 (16.13%) TDD
12 10 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (14.52%) Data Mart
13 9 (14.52%) Banking
13 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (14.52%) ETL
13 9 (14.52%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (14.52%) Node.js
2 6 (9.68%) CMS
3 4 (6.45%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.84%) Drupal
4 3 (4.84%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.84%) JBoss
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Photoshop
1 4 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (6.45%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (4.84%) Simulink
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Tridion
2 2 (3.23%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.61%) Agresso
3 1 (1.61%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) GSM
1 1 (1.61%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
1 9 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
1 9 (14.52%) Data Mart
1 9 (14.52%) PowerCenter
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
1 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.13%) Jasmine
3 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.52%) ERwin
4 8 (12.90%) JIRA
4 8 (12.90%) IntelliJ
4 8 (12.90%) Mercurial
4 8 (12.90%) WebStorm
4 8 (12.90%) Grunt
4 8 (12.90%) PhantomJS
4 8 (12.90%) gulp
5 7 (11.29%) Geb
5 7 (11.29%) Gradle
6 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
7 4 (6.45%) Selenium
7 4 (6.45%) MSBuild
7 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (6.45%) Subversion
7 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 8 (12.90%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (77.42%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Informatica Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.23%) RF Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Applications Manager
9 2 (3.23%) SAP Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) .NET
2 19 (30.65%) CSS
3 16 (25.81%) HTML
3 16 (25.81%) REST
4 13 (20.97%) jQuery
5 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
6 11 (17.74%) XML
6 11 (17.74%) CSS3
6 11 (17.74%) HTML5
7 9 (14.52%) WCF
7 9 (14.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (12.90%) Spring Boot
8 8 (12.90%) Sass
8 8 (12.90%) WPF
8 8 (12.90%) Ajax
8 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
8 8 (12.90%) ADO.NET
9 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (11.29%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Extraction
1 9 (14.52%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.45%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) MVC
3 16 (25.81%) Scrum
4 13 (20.97%) Validation
5 10 (16.13%) TDD
5 10 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (14.52%) Time Management
6 9 (14.52%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (14.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (14.52%) Data Transformation
6 9 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (14.52%) ETL
7 8 (12.90%) OOD
7 8 (12.90%) UML
7 8 (12.90%) UX Design
8 4 (6.45%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.45%) OOP
8 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.10%) Java
3 17 (27.42%) C#
4 16 (25.81%) SQL
5 8 (12.90%) ECMAScript
5 8 (12.90%) TypeScript
5 8 (12.90%) Dart
6 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.45%) VB
6 4 (6.45%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) C++
7 3 (4.84%) C
7 3 (4.84%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.84%) Ruby
8 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) Groovy
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 9 (14.52%) Informatica
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) SAP
5 3 (4.84%) Talend
6 2 (3.23%) ReadSoft
7 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.61%) WorldPay
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