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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 54 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 18 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.00% 6.25% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 8.37% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 27
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£375 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £373 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +18.32%
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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
740 526 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.31% 74.72% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 290 377
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 3 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (45.95%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) XML
3 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
3 15 (40.54%) C#
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 11 (29.73%) Java
5 11 (29.73%) Web Services
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
6 10 (27.03%) OO
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
7 9 (24.32%) CSS
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (24.32%) Banking
8 8 (21.62%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (21.62%) MVC
8 8 (21.62%) HTTP
8 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
8 8 (21.62%) C++
8 8 (21.62%) HTML
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) JSON
9 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (16.22%) Selenium
10 6 (16.22%) Spring
10 6 (16.22%) Ajax
10 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
10 6 (16.22%) UNIX
10 6 (16.22%) STL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) FileNet
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) DB2
4 2 (5.41%) MS Access
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQLite
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.22%) Selenium
3 5 (13.51%) NUnit
4 4 (10.81%) CruiseControl
4 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.11%) Artifactory
5 3 (8.11%) Maven
5 3 (8.11%) JIRA
5 3 (8.11%) MSTest
5 3 (8.11%) Moq
5 3 (8.11%) Hudson
6 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.41%) JSUnit
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (24.32%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Senior Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C++ Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Excel Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) RAD Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.41%) VBA Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Access Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Excel VBA Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Android Developer
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) XML
3 11 (29.73%) Web Services
4 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
6 8 (21.62%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (18.92%) JSON
8 6 (16.22%) Ajax
8 6 (16.22%) Spring
8 6 (16.22%) STL
9 5 (13.51%) COM+
9 5 (13.51%) DCOM
9 5 (13.51%) XSLT
9 5 (13.51%) WPF
10 4 (10.81%) OLE DB
10 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
10 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Animation
2 1 (2.70%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) OO
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) BDD
6 5 (13.51%) Release Management
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) RAD
7 4 (10.81%) MVVM
8 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
8 3 (8.11%) Kanban
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) OOD
9 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 2 (5.41%) Separation of Concerns
10 1 (2.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) Java
4 10 (27.03%) SQL
5 8 (21.62%) C++
6 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 5 (13.51%) VBA
7 4 (10.81%) VB
7 4 (10.81%) VB6
8 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
8 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.70%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
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