The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 23 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.96% 37.50% 10.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 57.14% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate
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£331 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.69% -2.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -18.82%
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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 Erskine region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 80.17% 65.63% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 18 14
Average daily rate £348 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £356 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Unit Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Altiris
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) Replication
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (88.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) DHCP
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) MS Project
3 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 (88.89%) MS Exchange
1 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Project
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) DHCP
1 8 (88.89%) DNS
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Build Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Replication
1 8 (88.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 8 (88.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
1 8 (88.89%) Altiris
2 7 (77.78%) HP