The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Exeter 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 20 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.92% 3.39% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 4.21% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £320 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 95 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 75.00% 80.51% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 62 30
Average daily rate £325 £325 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.39 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +19.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £61.63 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Unit Testing
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Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) XQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared