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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 20 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.17% 1.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£408 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
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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
65 92 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 80.25% 91.09% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 69 48
Average daily rate £343 £324 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £378 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) VBScript
3 4 (44.44%) Server Building
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) REXX
5 2 (22.22%) Tcl
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Replication
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) WinForms
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) XSD
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) MS Project
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Development Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
2 2 (22.22%) XSD
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Server Building
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) EAI
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VBScript
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) REXX
3 2 (22.22%) Tcl
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (22.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Lumension
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee
2 2 (22.22%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO