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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 51 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 19 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.22% 4.52% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 5.65% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 1
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£350 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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Scotland

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
697 655 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.33% 79.98% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 291 298
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +83.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 18 (47.37%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) OO
4 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
7 12 (31.58%) UNIX
8 11 (28.95%) Finance
9 10 (26.32%) CSS
10 9 (23.68%) XML
10 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
11 8 (21.05%) XSLT
11 8 (21.05%) .NET
11 8 (21.05%) Perl
11 8 (21.05%) MVC
11 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
12 7 (18.42%) Scrum
12 7 (18.42%) Spring
12 7 (18.42%) HTML
12 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
12 7 (18.42%) Oracle
12 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
12 7 (18.42%) Web Services
12 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
12 7 (18.42%) Selenium
13 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
13 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
13 6 (15.79%) RAD
13 6 (15.79%) MS Excel

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) FileNet
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) FTP
1 1 (2.63%) CTI
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
1 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.89%) DB2
5 2 (5.26%) MS Access
5 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) SQLite
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) CruiseControl
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 5 (13.16%) Maven
3 5 (13.16%) Hudson
4 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.53%) NUnit
5 3 (7.89%) JIRA
5 3 (7.89%) QUnit
5 3 (7.89%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.26%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.63%) JSUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Excel Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.53%) Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) RAD Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Access Developer
8 2 (5.26%) VBA Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) CSS
2 9 (23.68%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) XSLT
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.42%) Web Services
4 7 (18.42%) Spring
5 6 (15.79%) JSON
5 6 (15.79%) iBATIS
5 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.16%) WPF
6 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.16%) Ajax
7 4 (10.53%) Spring MVC
7 4 (10.53%) RESTful
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.53%) Struts
7 4 (10.53%) J2EE
7 4 (10.53%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) Animation
3 1 (2.63%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) UNIX
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) OO
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.05%) MVC
5 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 6 (15.79%) RAD
7 5 (13.16%) Release Management
7 5 (13.16%) MVVM
7 5 (13.16%) BDD
8 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
8 4 (10.53%) SDLC
8 4 (10.53%) Kanban
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) ETL
9 3 (7.89%) OOD
9 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) Perl
4 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
6 6 (15.79%) C#
7 5 (13.16%) VBA
8 2 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (2.63%) RPG IV
9 1 (2.63%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) RPG
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Sybase
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Informatica
3 1 (2.63%) Lotus
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Perforce
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