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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 95 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 32 45 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 1.77% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.33% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 49
Average daily rate £344 £294 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.12% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £189 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +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
1888 1935 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.60% 75.97% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1181 945
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 141 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 13 £320 +28.00% 8
Bedfordshire - 13 £344 - 2
Hertfordshire -1 4 £425 +6.25% 8
Essex -6 1 - - 1
Norfolk -9 1 £400 +29.03%
Unit Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 36 (48.00%) .NET
2 34 (45.33%) C#
3 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (32.00%) jQuery
5 20 (26.67%) SQL
6 19 (25.33%) Java
6 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
7 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
8 17 (22.67%) HTML
9 16 (21.33%) REST
10 15 (20.00%) CSS
10 15 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 15 (20.00%) Scrum
11 14 (18.67%) MVC
11 14 (18.67%) HTML5
12 13 (17.33%) CSS3
13 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
14 11 (14.67%) Multithreading
14 11 (14.67%) Ajax
14 11 (14.67%) PHP
14 11 (14.67%) SOA
15 10 (13.33%) C++
15 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
15 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
15 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (13.33%) Software Architecture
15 10 (13.33%) Node.js
15 10 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (13.33%) Jasmine

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (13.33%) Node.js
2 5 (6.67%) CMS
2 5 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.33%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) SAP BPC
2 5 (6.67%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (1.33%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) LDAP
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) MySQL
3 6 (8.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.33%) Jasmine
4 9 (12.00%) Grunt
4 9 (12.00%) gulp
5 8 (10.67%) IntelliJ
5 8 (10.67%) Mercurial
5 8 (10.67%) PhantomJS
5 8 (10.67%) WebStorm
6 6 (8.00%) JIRA
7 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.33%) AccuRev
8 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.33%) NUnit
8 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.67%) Axure RP
9 2 (2.67%) Build Forge
9 2 (2.67%) Selenium
9 2 (2.67%) Subversion
10 1 (1.33%) Mocha
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Games
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (54.67%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (8.00%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.67%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Java Applications Developer
9 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.00%) .NET
2 24 (32.00%) jQuery
3 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (22.67%) HTML
5 16 (21.33%) REST
6 15 (20.00%) CSS
7 14 (18.67%) HTML5
8 13 (17.33%) CSS3
9 11 (14.67%) Ajax
10 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
11 9 (12.00%) Sass
11 9 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (10.67%) WCF
12 8 (10.67%) WinForms
12 8 (10.67%) WPF
13 7 (9.33%) RESTful
14 6 (8.00%) SOAP
14 6 (8.00%) Web Services
15 5 (6.67%) NHibernate
15 5 (6.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) User Experience
2 5 (6.67%) Graphic Design
2 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.67%) SCADA
3 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Fintech
4 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Unix
2 6 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
3 15 (20.00%) Scrum
4 14 (18.67%) MVC
5 11 (14.67%) Multithreading
5 11 (14.67%) SOA
6 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (13.33%) Software Architecture
7 9 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Front End Development
8 8 (10.67%) UX Design
9 7 (9.33%) Change Control
10 6 (8.00%) Coaching
10 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.00%) OO
11 5 (6.67%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.67%) Content Management
11 5 (6.67%) Microservices
11 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) C#
2 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (26.67%) SQL
4 19 (25.33%) Java
5 11 (14.67%) PHP
6 10 (13.33%) C++
7 9 (12.00%) TypeScript
8 8 (10.67%) Dart
8 8 (10.67%) ECMAScript
8 8 (10.67%) Python
9 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
11 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.67%) Groovy
12 2 (2.67%) Perl
12 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.33%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.33%) ES6
13 1 (1.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.67%) HND
5 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
1 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Ansible
1 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) SAP
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) Sun
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) Zend
5 2 (2.67%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.33%) Facebook
6 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.33%) Siebel
6 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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