The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 67 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 16 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 2.53% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 3.30% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 3
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£375 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1143 969 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.50% 76.54% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 566 328
Average daily rate £375 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) Java
3 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
4 20 (48.78%) CSS
5 18 (43.90%) Banking
6 17 (41.46%) Spring
7 16 (39.02%) UNIX
7 16 (39.02%) SQL
8 14 (34.15%) Oracle
8 14 (34.15%) Finance
9 13 (31.71%) JSP
9 13 (31.71%) Selenium
10 12 (29.27%) HTML
10 12 (29.27%) MVC
11 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
11 10 (24.39%) RESTful
12 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
12 9 (21.95%) Web Application Development
12 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
12 9 (21.95%) Ajax
12 9 (21.95%) J2EE
12 9 (21.95%) Struts
13 8 (19.51%) XML
13 8 (19.51%) OO
13 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
13 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
13 8 (19.51%) TDD
13 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
13 8 (19.51%) HTML5
14 7 (17.07%) CruiseControl

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.76%) Confluence
4 2 (4.88%) WordPress
4 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.44%) MS Access
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Selenium
2 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.07%) CruiseControl
3 7 (17.07%) Subversion
3 7 (17.07%) Maven
3 7 (17.07%) JIRA
4 5 (12.20%) JUnit
4 5 (12.20%) Robotium
4 5 (12.20%) Robolectric
5 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.76%) NetBeans
6 3 (7.32%) Gradle
6 3 (7.32%) Artifactory
6 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.32%) Mercurial
6 3 (7.32%) Hudson
7 2 (4.88%) Mockito
7 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.88%) Ant
8 1 (2.44%) JMeter
General
1 18 (43.90%) Banking
2 14 (34.15%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Android Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Excel Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.32%) RAD Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Access Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Report Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) CSS
2 17 (41.46%) Spring
3 13 (31.71%) JSP
4 12 (29.27%) HTML
5 10 (24.39%) RESTful
6 9 (21.95%) Ajax
6 9 (21.95%) J2EE
6 9 (21.95%) Struts
7 8 (19.51%) XML
7 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
7 8 (19.51%) HTML5
8 7 (17.07%) Spring MVC
8 7 (17.07%) Spring Web Flow
8 7 (17.07%) GWT
8 7 (17.07%) jQuery
8 7 (17.07%) Web Services
9 6 (14.63%) JSF
10 5 (12.20%) JMS
10 5 (12.20%) XSLT
10 5 (12.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) UNIX
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
3 9 (21.95%) Web Application Development
4 8 (19.51%) OO
4 8 (19.51%) TDD
5 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
6 5 (12.20%) Android Development
6 5 (12.20%) Refactoring
6 5 (12.20%) Release Management
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.20%) API Design
7 4 (9.76%) UML
7 4 (9.76%) RAD
8 3 (7.32%) OOD
8 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
5 7 (17.07%) Perl
5 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.76%) VBA
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) HND
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
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