The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 58 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 22 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.74% 0.89% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.29% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Average daily rate £350 £355 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £253 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +5.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
910 544 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.11% 69.21% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 249 387
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +84.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Unit Testing
Scotland

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014, 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 21 (63.64%) HTML
2 20 (60.61%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (36.36%) JSON
5 12 (36.36%) XML
5 12 (36.36%) .NET
5 12 (36.36%) C#
5 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (33.33%) Java
7 10 (30.30%) Web Services
8 9 (27.27%) HTTP
8 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 9 (27.27%) MVC
8 9 (27.27%) RESTful
9 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
9 8 (24.24%) Refactoring
9 8 (24.24%) jQuery
9 8 (24.24%) Mac OS X
9 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) SOAP
10 7 (21.21%) Project Management
10 7 (21.21%) Maven
11 6 (18.18%) Open Source
11 6 (18.18%) HTML5
11 6 (18.18%) CSS3
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
11 6 (18.18%) SQL
11 6 (18.18%) SQL Server

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (9.09%) Alfresco
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Maven
2 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) NUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Ant
4 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Hudson
5 2 (6.06%) QUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) Xcode
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
2 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (9.09%) UI Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) HTML
2 20 (60.61%) CSS
3 12 (36.36%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) XML
3 12 (36.36%) JSON
4 10 (30.30%) Web Services
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 9 (27.27%) RESTful
6 8 (24.24%) jQuery
7 7 (21.21%) SOAP
8 6 (18.18%) HTML5
8 6 (18.18%) CSS3
9 5 (15.15%) Backbone.js
9 5 (15.15%) REST
9 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (15.15%) Spring
10 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
11 3 (9.09%) Java EE
11 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
12 2 (6.06%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) FMCG
3 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Mac OS X
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) MVC
4 8 (24.24%) Refactoring
4 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Web Development
6 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (9.09%) Dependency Management
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Content Management
7 3 (9.09%) SOA
8 2 (6.06%) OOP
8 2 (6.06%) OO
8 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Telerik
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