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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 58 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 30 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.87% 2.38% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.04% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 0
Average daily rate
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£389 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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
1282 988 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.88% 78.23% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 577 361
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
3 26 (57.78%) CSS
4 21 (46.67%) HTML
4 21 (46.67%) Java
5 17 (37.78%) SQL
6 15 (33.33%) jQuery
7 14 (31.11%) Banking
7 14 (31.11%) RESTful
8 13 (28.89%) Spring
8 13 (28.89%) UNIX
8 13 (28.89%) Sass
9 12 (26.67%) OO
9 12 (26.67%) Web Services
9 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
10 11 (24.44%) Finance
10 11 (24.44%) LESS
10 11 (24.44%) Node.js
11 10 (22.22%) MVC
11 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
11 10 (22.22%) Oracle
11 10 (22.22%) HTML5
11 10 (22.22%) TDD
12 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 9 (20.00%) XML
13 8 (17.78%) JSP
13 8 (17.78%) Linux
13 8 (17.78%) Refactoring
13 8 (17.78%) Selenium
13 8 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (24.44%) Node.js
2 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.44%) WordPress
4 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) Selenium
3 6 (13.33%) Subversion
3 6 (13.33%) Grunt
3 6 (13.33%) gulp
4 5 (11.11%) CruiseControl
5 4 (8.89%) JUnit
6 3 (6.67%) Maven
6 3 (6.67%) JIRA
6 3 (6.67%) Hudson
6 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
6 3 (6.67%) Gradle
6 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.44%) Robotium
7 2 (4.44%) Robolectric
7 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.44%) NetBeans
8 1 (2.22%) Ant
8 1 (2.22%) JMeter
General
1 14 (31.11%) Banking
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Java Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Web Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Excel Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.44%) OBIEE Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Report Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Technical Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Technical Manager
9 2 (4.44%) RAD Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) CSS
2 21 (46.67%) HTML
3 15 (33.33%) jQuery
4 14 (31.11%) RESTful
5 13 (28.89%) Spring
5 13 (28.89%) Sass
6 12 (26.67%) Web Services
7 11 (24.44%) LESS
8 10 (22.22%) HTML5
9 9 (20.00%) XML
10 8 (17.78%) JSP
11 6 (13.33%) J2EE
11 6 (13.33%) Struts
11 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
11 6 (13.33%) Ajax
11 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
12 5 (11.11%) Spring MVC
12 5 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
12 5 (11.11%) GWT
13 4 (8.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) UNIX
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) OO
3 10 (22.22%) TDD
3 10 (22.22%) MVC
4 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.78%) Refactoring
5 8 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
7 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.11%) Web Development
8 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.89%) API Design
10 3 (6.67%) Mobile First
10 3 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (6.67%) Dependency Management
10 3 (6.67%) RAD
10 3 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.33%) Perl
6 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.67%) VBA
8 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) C#
9 1 (2.22%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) PHP5
9 1 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) HND
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
1 2 (4.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Sun
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