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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 70 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 24 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% 1.44% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.82% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 1
Average daily rate
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£390 £243 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.82% -46.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
1346 935 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.30% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 513 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 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 31 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 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 25 (59.52%) CSS
4 22 (52.38%) HTML
5 20 (47.62%) Java
6 17 (40.48%) SQL
7 15 (35.71%) jQuery
8 14 (33.33%) RESTful
8 14 (33.33%) Banking
9 13 (30.95%) Sass
10 12 (28.57%) Spring
10 12 (28.57%) Finance
10 12 (28.57%) Web Services
10 12 (28.57%) UNIX
10 12 (28.57%) OO
11 11 (26.19%) TDD
11 11 (26.19%) LESS
11 11 (26.19%) Node.js
11 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
12 10 (23.81%) HTML5
12 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
12 10 (23.81%) Oracle
13 9 (21.43%) MVC
13 9 (21.43%) Refactoring
14 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
14 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (19.05%) Linux
14 8 (19.05%) XML
14 8 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (19.05%) Relational Database

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (26.19%) Node.js
2 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.76%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) WordPress
5 2 (4.76%) CMS
5 2 (4.76%) Confluence
6 1 (2.38%) nginx
6 1 (2.38%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
3 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 6 (14.29%) Grunt
3 6 (14.29%) gulp
4 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.52%) JIRA
4 4 (9.52%) JUnit
4 4 (9.52%) CruiseControl
4 4 (9.52%) Hudson
5 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
5 3 (7.14%) Maven
5 3 (7.14%) Gradle
6 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.76%) Robolectric
6 2 (4.76%) NetBeans
6 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.76%) Robotium
6 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.38%) Mockito
General
1 14 (33.33%) Banking
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Web Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) OBIEE Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Technical Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Technical Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) CSS
2 22 (52.38%) HTML
3 15 (35.71%) jQuery
4 14 (33.33%) RESTful
5 13 (30.95%) Sass
6 12 (28.57%) Spring
6 12 (28.57%) Web Services
7 11 (26.19%) LESS
8 10 (23.81%) HTML5
9 8 (19.05%) XML
10 7 (16.67%) JSP
11 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 5 (11.90%) Struts
12 5 (11.90%) J2EE
12 5 (11.90%) Ajax
13 4 (9.52%) JSON
13 4 (9.52%) Spring MVC
13 4 (9.52%) Spring Web Flow
13 4 (9.52%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) User Experience
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) UNIX
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) OO
3 11 (26.19%) TDD
4 9 (21.43%) MVC
4 9 (21.43%) Refactoring
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 8 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.90%) Web Application Development
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
7 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.52%) API Design
9 3 (7.14%) Analytics
9 3 (7.14%) Dependency Management
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (7.14%) Mobile First
9 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 20 (47.62%) Java
3 17 (40.48%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) C#
9 1 (2.38%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) PHP5
9 1 (2.38%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
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