The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Erskine 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 73.76% 76.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 84 14 0
Average daily rate £345 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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 1 August 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 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Altiris
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) MCSD
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCSD
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP