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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 18 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.00% 1.89% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 2.56% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£386 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.70% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
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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
68 78 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 68.00% 73.58% 77.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 60
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +62.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) Summit
6 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
6 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 1 (16.67%) JUnit
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (16.67%) Maven
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Database Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle