The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 47 37 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 22 36 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.47% 4.23% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 5.31% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
716 678 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.54% 79.58% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 306 269
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.64 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.57% +75.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 17 (42.50%) Finance
4 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) OO
5 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (32.50%) UNIX
6 12 (30.00%) .NET
6 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (27.50%) C#
8 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
8 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
8 9 (22.50%) XML
8 9 (22.50%) CSS
8 9 (22.50%) Oracle
8 9 (22.50%) WPF
9 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (20.00%) XSLT
9 8 (20.00%) Perl
9 8 (20.00%) ETL
9 8 (20.00%) MVC
10 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.50%) Selenium
10 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
10 7 (17.50%) iBATIS
11 6 (15.00%) JSON
11 6 (15.00%) User Experience
11 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (15.00%) Linux

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.00%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) Node.js
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) FTP
1 1 (2.50%) CTI
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
1 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.50%) Data Mart
4 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) QlikView
5 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (2.50%) MS Access
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) SQLite
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
2 6 (15.00%) CruiseControl
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (12.50%) Maven
3 5 (12.50%) Hudson
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.00%) NUnit
5 3 (7.50%) JIRA
5 3 (7.50%) ClearCase
5 3 (7.50%) QUnit
5 3 (7.50%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.00%) Toad
6 2 (5.00%) ERwin
6 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.00%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.50%) JUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Front Office
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Senior Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (12.50%) Programmer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) WPF Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Tester
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) CSS
2 9 (22.50%) XML
2 9 (22.50%) WPF
3 8 (20.00%) XSLT
4 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.50%) iBATIS
5 6 (15.00%) JSON
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
6 5 (12.50%) Web Services
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.50%) Spring
6 5 (12.50%) Ajax
6 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (10.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (10.00%) LINQ
7 4 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 4 (10.00%) GWT
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.50%) Derivative
3 3 (7.50%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Animation
5 1 (2.50%) FMCG
5 1 (2.50%) iSeries
5 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) OO
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) ETL
2 8 (20.00%) MVC
2 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (12.50%) Scrum
3 5 (12.50%) MVVM
3 5 (12.50%) BDD
4 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (10.00%) Analytics
4 4 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (10.00%) SDLC
4 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Kanban
4 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) OOD
5 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 11 (27.50%) C#
5 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
5 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
6 8 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (2.50%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) RPG
8 1 (2.50%) VBA
8 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Informatica
2 3 (7.50%) Perforce
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Sybase
3 2 (5.00%) Cognos
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) Lotus
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
Glasgow
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 525 per day
Posted: 26 days ago