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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 75 94 80
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 75 34 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.43% 1.41% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 1.98% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 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 £220 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.42% -18.82%
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
2382 1719 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.19% 71.15% 69.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 904 1136
Average daily rate £400 £363 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 140 188
Average hourly rate £24.12 £36.00 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 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 21 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 26 £428 +15.93% 5
Cambridgeshire +22 23 £325 -3.70% 10
Essex -18 11 £400 +7.81% 6
Norfolk -4 6 £280 - 2
Bedfordshire -17 6 £363 +61.11% 1
Suffolk +6 1 £425 - 1
Unit Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 81 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 70 (47.62%) SQL
3 59 (40.14%) HTML
3 59 (40.14%) TDD
4 54 (36.73%) CSS
5 50 (34.01%) .NET
6 42 (28.57%) C#
6 42 (28.57%) MVC
7 37 (25.17%) Oracle
7 37 (25.17%) jQuery
8 35 (23.81%) Java
8 35 (23.81%) Web Services
9 33 (22.45%) ASP.NET
10 32 (21.77%) Linux
11 29 (19.73%) SQL Server
11 29 (19.73%) Finance
11 29 (19.73%) Scrum
12 26 (17.69%) UNIX
12 26 (17.69%) BDD
13 25 (17.01%) OO
14 24 (16.33%) Apache
14 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (15.65%) HTML5
15 23 (15.65%) Git (software)
15 23 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (15.65%) Ajax
15 23 (15.65%) .NET Framework
16 22 (14.97%) QA
17 21 (14.29%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 (16.33%) Apache
2 17 (11.56%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.80%) Node.js
4 8 (5.44%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.44%) CMS
5 7 (4.76%) lighttpd
6 4 (2.72%) Drupal
6 4 (2.72%) IIS
6 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.36%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.36%) Liferay
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.68%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) Documentum
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.93%) Internet
2 4 (2.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.68%) WLAN
3 1 (0.68%) 802.15
3 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.84%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.16%) RDBMS
5 11 (7.48%) MySQL
5 11 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.76%) Data Mart
6 7 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.36%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.36%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.68%) SimpleDB
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (15.65%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.29%) Subversion
3 19 (12.93%) Selenium
3 19 (12.93%) Ant
4 18 (12.24%) JUnit
5 17 (11.56%) Eclipse
5 17 (11.56%) Maven
6 11 (7.48%) IntelliJ
6 11 (7.48%) Mockito
7 10 (6.80%) Grunt
7 10 (6.80%) Visual Studio
8 9 (6.12%) NUnit
8 9 (6.12%) Jasmine
9 7 (4.76%) Moq
10 6 (4.08%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.08%) MSTest
10 6 (4.08%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (3.40%) JIRA
11 5 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (19.73%) Finance
2 14 (9.52%) Marketing
3 8 (5.44%) Retail
4 7 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.76%) Publishing
5 3 (2.04%) Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (75.51%) Developer
2 24 (16.33%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.93%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.24%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (8.16%) Analyst
7 10 (6.80%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.80%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (6.80%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 9 (6.12%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Consultant
10 7 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.40%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.40%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 4 (2.72%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (40.14%) HTML
2 54 (36.73%) CSS
3 50 (34.01%) .NET
4 37 (25.17%) jQuery
5 35 (23.81%) Web Services
6 33 (22.45%) ASP.NET
7 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (15.65%) HTML5
8 23 (15.65%) .NET Framework
8 23 (15.65%) Ajax
9 21 (14.29%) Spring
9 21 (14.29%) XML
10 20 (13.61%) CSS3
11 17 (11.56%) JSP
12 16 (10.88%) J2EE
13 13 (8.84%) SOAP
13 13 (8.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 12 (8.16%) JSON
15 11 (7.48%) JDBC
15 11 (7.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.84%) Open Source
3 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.44%) User Experience
4 7 (4.76%) Kindle
5 5 (3.40%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.72%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.72%) Clustering
7 3 (2.04%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.36%) EMV
8 2 (1.36%) GIS
8 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.36%) APACS
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.77%) Linux
2 26 (17.69%) UNIX
3 4 (2.72%) Windows
3 4 (2.72%) Solaris
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.36%) Android
4 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.14%) TDD
3 42 (28.57%) MVC
4 29 (19.73%) Scrum
5 26 (17.69%) BDD
6 25 (17.01%) OO
7 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
8 14 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 12 (8.16%) OOP
9 12 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.48%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.80%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.80%) Validation
12 9 (6.12%) Migration
12 9 (6.12%) Business Analysis
12 9 (6.12%) UML
12 9 (6.12%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (5.44%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (5.44%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.76%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 70 (47.62%) JavaScript
1 70 (47.62%) SQL
2 42 (28.57%) C#
3 35 (23.81%) Java
4 13 (8.84%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.48%) Perl
6 10 (6.80%) Korn
7 9 (6.12%) LINC
7 9 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.76%) PHP
9 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.72%) VBA
10 4 (2.72%) C++
11 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.68%) C
13 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.68%) Python
13 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (9.52%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) ISEB
2 5 (3.40%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.97%) QA
2 7 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.36%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (25.17%) Oracle
2 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.12%) Sun
4 5 (3.40%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.04%) Google
5 3 (2.04%) Informatica
6 2 (1.36%) SAP
6 2 (1.36%) ATG
7 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.68%) HP
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
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