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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 48 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 19 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.38% 5.27% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 6.98% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 32
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£363 £323 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% +17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
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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
652 473 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.50% 75.56% 71.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 237 343
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (56.67%) XML
2 13 (43.33%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) .NET
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) Banking
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 11 (36.67%) CSS
5 10 (33.33%) UNIX
5 10 (33.33%) OO
5 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 9 (30.00%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) Perl
6 9 (30.00%) C++
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
6 9 (30.00%) Web Services
6 9 (30.00%) HTTP
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Spring
6 9 (30.00%) Ajax
6 9 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
8 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
8 7 (23.33%) JMS
9 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (20.00%) J2EE
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) XSLT

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) FileNet
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 6 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) NUnit
3 3 (10.00%) MSTest
3 3 (10.00%) Moq
3 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.67%) JSUnit
General
1 12 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C++ Developer
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Excel Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) RAD Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Excel VBA Developer
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Access Developer
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) VBA Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) XML
2 13 (43.33%) .NET
3 11 (36.67%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) Web Services
4 9 (30.00%) Spring
4 9 (30.00%) Ajax
4 9 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 7 (23.33%) JMS
7 6 (20.00%) J2EE
7 6 (20.00%) XSLT
7 6 (20.00%) JDBC
7 6 (20.00%) JSP
7 6 (20.00%) COM+
7 6 (20.00%) DCOM
7 6 (20.00%) STL
7 6 (20.00%) Struts
7 6 (20.00%) iBATIS
7 6 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 6 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) OO
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (13.33%) RAD
5 4 (13.33%) Release Management
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (6.67%) Separation of Concerns
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Product Management
8 1 (3.33%) MVVM
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Java
4 9 (30.00%) Perl
4 9 (30.00%) C++
5 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (13.33%) VB
7 4 (13.33%) VBA
7 4 (13.33%) VB6
8 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.33%) Korn
9 1 (3.33%) C-shell
9 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Samba
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Xamarin
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