The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 31 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.87% 4.76% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 6.15% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
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£450 £405 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +67.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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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 Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 79.91% 77.38% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 41 37
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (80.00%) Back Office
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) K2 blackpearl

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared