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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 30 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.02% 2.30% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 3.08% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £367 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +52.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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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
152 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 76.77% 74.71% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 39 44
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £203 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 £15.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Back Office
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
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