The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Glasgow 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 29 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 42 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.64% 2.25% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 3.17% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 3
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£300 £270 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 599 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 74.23% 70.97% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 304 253
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £496 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.78% -37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £10.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Unit Testing
Scotland

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 50 (66.67%) Java
2 37 (49.33%) Spring
3 35 (46.67%) SQL
4 30 (40.00%) XML
5 26 (34.67%) Oracle
6 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (29.33%) Hibernate
8 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 21 (28.00%) Selenium
9 20 (26.67%) Relational Database
9 20 (26.67%) MVC
10 19 (25.33%) PL/SQL
10 19 (25.33%) CSS
11 18 (24.00%) HTML
11 18 (24.00%) UNIX
12 17 (22.67%) OO
12 17 (22.67%) J2EE
12 17 (22.67%) JSP
12 17 (22.67%) Finance
12 17 (22.67%) Banking
13 16 (21.33%) Shell Script
13 16 (21.33%) Struts
13 16 (21.33%) Spring MVC
14 15 (20.00%) JMS
14 15 (20.00%) .NET
15 14 (18.67%) C#
15 14 (18.67%) XSLT
15 14 (18.67%) iBATIS
15 14 (18.67%) Ajax
15 14 (18.67%) Maven

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.67%) Lync
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.67%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) IPsec
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.00%) Star Schema
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.00%) MySQL
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.33%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.33%) EDMS
8 1 (1.33%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 21 (28.00%) Selenium
2 14 (18.67%) Maven
3 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.00%) CruiseControl
4 10 (13.33%) Subversion
5 8 (10.67%) JUnit
6 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (8.00%) Artifactory
7 5 (6.67%) JIRA
8 3 (4.00%) WATIR
8 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.00%) Gradle
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (4.00%) RSpec
8 3 (4.00%) JBehave
9 2 (2.67%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.67%) CppUnit
9 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
1 17 (22.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 62 (82.67%) Developer
2 37 (49.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 7 (9.33%) Programmer
4 6 (8.00%) Java Programmer
4 6 (8.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 5 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Senior Tester
8 2 (2.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (49.33%) Spring
2 30 (40.00%) XML
3 22 (29.33%) Hibernate
4 19 (25.33%) CSS
5 18 (24.00%) HTML
6 17 (22.67%) J2EE
6 17 (22.67%) JSP
7 16 (21.33%) Struts
7 16 (21.33%) Spring MVC
8 15 (20.00%) JMS
8 15 (20.00%) .NET
9 14 (18.67%) XSLT
9 14 (18.67%) Ajax
9 14 (18.67%) iBATIS
9 14 (18.67%) Spring Web Flow
9 14 (18.67%) GWT
10 12 (16.00%) Web Services
10 12 (16.00%) JDBC
11 11 (14.67%) JSON
11 11 (14.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Open Source
2 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.33%) Derivative
2 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) UNIX
2 10 (13.33%) Windows
3 7 (9.33%) Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.33%) Android
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) MVC
3 17 (22.67%) OO
4 13 (17.33%) Web Application Development
5 12 (16.00%) SOA
6 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.00%) Scrum
8 8 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.33%) BDD
9 7 (9.33%) TDD
10 6 (8.00%) Change Management
11 5 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (5.33%) Document Management
12 4 (5.33%) Web Design
13 3 (4.00%) Data Management
13 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
13 3 (4.00%) ETL
13 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 50 (66.67%) Java
2 35 (46.67%) SQL
3 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.33%) PL/SQL
5 16 (21.33%) Shell Script
6 14 (18.67%) C#
7 12 (16.00%) Perl
8 6 (8.00%) C++
9 5 (6.67%) Groovy
10 4 (5.33%) Python
11 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.67%) VBScript
12 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.33%) Scala
13 1 (1.33%) XAML
13 1 (1.33%) Ruby
13 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
1 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) Oracle
2 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) JBoss
4 4 (5.33%) Google
5 3 (4.00%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) Sybase
5 3 (4.00%) HP
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Progress
7 1 (1.33%) Informatica
7 1 (1.33%) DevExpress
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