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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 78 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 45 58 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.76% 2.53% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 3.59% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 22
Average daily rate
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£294 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £39.25 - £38.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 - £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 - £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1905 1617 1663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.50% 70.43% 67.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 883 914
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 157 133
Average hourly rate £24.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -15 22 £250 -23.07% 7
Hertfordshire +2 10 £400 - 5
Essex +6 7 £260 -35.00% 2
Norfolk +6 3 £310 +12.72% 1
Suffolk - 3 £389 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Unit Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 64 (54.70%) JavaScript
2 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (49.57%) HTML
4 56 (47.86%) SQL
5 55 (47.01%) CSS
6 46 (39.32%) MVC
7 38 (32.48%) TDD
8 36 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 35 (29.91%) .NET
10 34 (29.06%) Java
11 33 (28.21%) C#
12 31 (26.50%) Oracle
12 31 (26.50%) jQuery
13 29 (24.79%) HTML5
14 28 (23.93%) Finance
15 26 (22.22%) Linux
16 25 (21.37%) Web Services
17 24 (20.51%) Apache
18 23 (19.66%) Ant
19 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
19 22 (18.80%) XML
19 22 (18.80%) Ajax
20 21 (17.95%) CSS3
20 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
21 20 (17.09%) OO
21 20 (17.09%) MySQL
22 19 (16.24%) JUnit
22 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
22 19 (16.24%) BDD
23 18 (15.38%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 24 (20.51%) Apache
2 13 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.40%) Node.js
4 9 (7.69%) CMS
4 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.84%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.98%) lighttpd
7 6 (5.13%) JBoss
7 6 (5.13%) MQSeries
7 6 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (4.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.85%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Retail-J
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) FTP
3 2 (1.71%) ZigBee
3 2 (1.71%) 802.15
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) ATM
4 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.09%) MySQL
3 17 (14.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (13.68%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.55%) RDBMS
5 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.27%) Data Mart
9 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.56%) DTS
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.71%) MS Access
11 2 (1.71%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 36 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 23 (19.66%) Ant
3 19 (16.24%) JUnit
4 17 (14.53%) Subversion
5 15 (12.82%) Grunt
6 14 (11.97%) Selenium
7 12 (10.26%) Maven
8 11 (9.40%) Eclipse
9 10 (8.55%) IntelliJ
9 10 (8.55%) Mockito
10 9 (7.69%) Visual Studio
11 8 (6.84%) JIRA
11 8 (6.84%) Bower
12 7 (5.98%) Cucumber
13 6 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (4.27%) Jasmine
14 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
14 5 (4.27%) PHPUnit
15 4 (3.42%) Xcode
General
1 28 (23.93%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Marketing
3 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.27%) Retail
5 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.56%) Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (16.24%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.97%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.40%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.69%) PHP Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 4 (3.42%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Test Analyst
13 3 (2.56%) Android Developer
13 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (49.57%) HTML
2 55 (47.01%) CSS
3 35 (29.91%) .NET
4 31 (26.50%) jQuery
5 29 (24.79%) HTML5
6 25 (21.37%) Web Services
7 22 (18.80%) XML
7 22 (18.80%) Ajax
8 21 (17.95%) CSS3
8 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
9 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
10 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
11 15 (12.82%) JSON
12 13 (11.11%) JSP
12 13 (11.11%) WCF
12 13 (11.11%) Spring
13 12 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (8.55%) SOAP
14 10 (8.55%) JDBC
14 10 (8.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.55%) Open Source
3 6 (5.13%) User Experience
4 5 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.71%) EMV
7 2 (1.71%) APACS
7 2 (1.71%) Clustering
7 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Linux
2 18 (15.38%) UNIX
3 16 (13.68%) Windows
4 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.42%) Android
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.71%) Solaris
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.71%) Debian
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.32%) MVC
3 38 (32.48%) TDD
4 20 (17.09%) OO
5 19 (16.24%) BDD
6 18 (15.38%) Scrum
7 15 (12.82%) OOP
8 14 (11.97%) Waterfall
9 13 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.55%) Multithreading
11 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.69%) UML
12 8 (6.84%) Performance Testing
12 8 (6.84%) Validation
12 8 (6.84%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (5.98%) OOD
13 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.98%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (5.98%) Web Design
14 6 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.70%) JavaScript
2 56 (47.86%) SQL
3 34 (29.06%) Java
4 33 (28.21%) C#
5 11 (9.40%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.55%) PHP
7 9 (7.69%) Python
8 8 (6.84%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.13%) Korn
9 6 (5.13%) Ruby
9 6 (5.13%) PHP5
10 5 (4.27%) VBA
11 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.42%) Perl
12 3 (2.56%) C
12 3 (2.56%) C++
12 3 (2.56%) VBScript
12 3 (2.56%) Groovy
13 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.71%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (26.50%) Oracle
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) Talend
4 5 (4.27%) Twitter
5 3 (2.56%) FatWire
5 3 (2.56%) Informatica
5 3 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.71%) Sun
7 1 (0.85%) Demandware
7 1 (0.85%) ATG
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