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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 80 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 69 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.29% 1.69% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.39% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £222 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
Unit Testing
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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
2327 1715 2066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.16% 70.72% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 903 1088
Average daily rate £400 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 151 173
Average hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Hertfordshire +3 25 £428 +3.63% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 19 £325 -7.14% 4
Essex -21 12 £400 +7.81% 4
Bedfordshire -16 6 £363 +61.11% 1
Norfolk -2 5 £280 - 2
Suffolk - 2 £406 -
Unit Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 82 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (47.95%) SQL
3 67 (45.89%) JavaScript
4 60 (41.10%) TDD
5 57 (39.04%) HTML
6 52 (35.62%) CSS
7 48 (32.88%) .NET
8 42 (28.77%) MVC
9 41 (28.08%) C#
10 36 (24.66%) Java
10 36 (24.66%) Oracle
11 35 (23.97%) jQuery
12 34 (23.29%) Web Services
13 32 (21.92%) ASP.NET
13 32 (21.92%) Linux
14 30 (20.55%) Scrum
15 29 (19.86%) Finance
16 27 (18.49%) SQL Server
17 26 (17.81%) UNIX
17 26 (17.81%) BDD
18 25 (17.12%) OO
19 24 (16.44%) Apache
19 24 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (15.75%) Git (software)
20 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
20 23 (15.75%) HTML5
20 23 (15.75%) Ajax
20 23 (15.75%) .NET Framework
21 22 (15.07%) QA
22 21 (14.38%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 24 (16.44%) Apache
2 17 (11.64%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.85%) Node.js
4 8 (5.48%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.48%) CMS
5 7 (4.79%) lighttpd
6 4 (2.74%) Drupal
6 4 (2.74%) IIS
7 2 (1.37%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.37%) Liferay
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.68%) Documentum
8 1 (0.68%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.68%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.70%) Internet
2 4 (2.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) 802.15
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.68%) WLAN
3 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.90%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.22%) RDBMS
5 11 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (7.53%) MySQL
5 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.79%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.11%) Data Mart
7 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.37%) JasperReports
10 2 (1.37%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.68%) MS Access
11 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.38%) Subversion
3 19 (13.01%) Ant
3 19 (13.01%) Selenium
4 17 (11.64%) JUnit
4 17 (11.64%) Maven
5 16 (10.96%) Eclipse
6 11 (7.53%) IntelliJ
6 11 (7.53%) Mockito
7 10 (6.85%) Grunt
8 9 (6.16%) Visual Studio
8 9 (6.16%) Jasmine
9 8 (5.48%) NUnit
10 6 (4.11%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.11%) Moq
10 6 (4.11%) MSTest
10 6 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (3.42%) JIRA
11 5 (3.42%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Marketing
3 9 (6.16%) Retail
4 7 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.79%) Publishing
5 3 (2.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 110 (75.34%) Developer
2 22 (15.07%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.33%) Senior Developer
4 15 (10.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (8.22%) Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (6.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 10 (6.85%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.16%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Consultant
9 7 (4.79%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Automated Test Analyst
12 4 (2.74%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (39.04%) HTML
2 52 (35.62%) CSS
3 48 (32.88%) .NET
4 35 (23.97%) jQuery
5 34 (23.29%) Web Services
6 32 (21.92%) ASP.NET
7 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (15.75%) HTML5
7 23 (15.75%) Ajax
7 23 (15.75%) .NET Framework
8 20 (13.70%) Spring
8 20 (13.70%) XML
8 20 (13.70%) CSS3
9 16 (10.96%) JSP
10 15 (10.27%) J2EE
11 13 (8.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (8.22%) SOAP
13 11 (7.53%) JDBC
13 11 (7.53%) JSON
13 11 (7.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.90%) Open Source
3 8 (5.48%) User Experience
3 8 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.79%) Kindle
5 4 (2.74%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.74%) Clustering
6 3 (2.05%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.37%) APACS
7 2 (1.37%) GIS
7 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) EMV
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) PKI
8 1 (0.68%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.92%) Linux
2 26 (17.81%) UNIX
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (2.74%) Windows
3 4 (2.74%) Solaris
4 3 (2.05%) Android
5 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (41.10%) TDD
3 42 (28.77%) MVC
4 30 (20.55%) Scrum
5 26 (17.81%) BDD
6 25 (17.12%) OO
7 15 (10.27%) Waterfall
8 14 (9.59%) Performance Testing
9 12 (8.22%) OOP
9 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.53%) Automated Testing
10 11 (7.53%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.85%) Validation
12 9 (6.16%) Migration
12 9 (6.16%) UML
12 9 (6.16%) Business Analysis
13 8 (5.48%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (5.48%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (5.48%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.79%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 70 (47.95%) SQL
2 67 (45.89%) JavaScript
3 41 (28.08%) C#
4 36 (24.66%) Java
5 13 (8.90%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.53%) Perl
7 10 (6.85%) Korn
8 9 (6.16%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.16%) LINC
9 7 (4.79%) PHP
10 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.42%) VBA
12 4 (2.74%) C++
13 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.68%) Python
15 1 (0.68%) C
15 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (9.59%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) ISEB
3 4 (2.74%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.07%) QA
2 7 (4.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.37%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (24.66%) Oracle
2 18 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.48%) Sun
4 5 (3.42%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.05%) Informatica
5 3 (2.05%) Google
6 2 (1.37%) SAP
6 2 (1.37%) ATG
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) HP
7 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.68%) Demandware
7 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable D.O.E
Posted: 6 days ago