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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 54 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.65% 2.20% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.71% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 9
Average daily rate £300 £369 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +14.34%
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 £40.95 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +10.29%
Unit Testing
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
479 628 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.63% 81.24% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 382 235
Average daily rate £330 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £15.77 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.50% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 25 (64.10%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) .NET
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 12 (30.77%) WPF
6 12 (30.77%) Analytics
7 11 (28.21%) Data Analytics
7 11 (28.21%) Visualisation
7 11 (28.21%) High Availability
8 9 (23.08%) User Experience
8 9 (23.08%) Derivative
8 9 (23.08%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
10 6 (15.38%) SDLC
10 6 (15.38%) Market Making
10 6 (15.38%) ETL
10 6 (15.38%) Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (12.82%) Oracle
11 5 (12.82%) Web Services
11 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
11 5 (12.82%) Android SDK
11 5 (12.82%) Android Development
11 5 (12.82%) Android
12 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
12 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
12 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (10.26%) EAI

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (5.13%) JBoss
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.56%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.13%) Data Mart
3 2 (5.13%) DB2
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) QlikView
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) StarTeam
2 3 (7.69%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.13%) ERwin
3 2 (5.13%) NUnit
3 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Moq
4 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Toad
4 1 (2.56%) XMLSpy
General
1 25 (64.10%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.38%) WPF Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Android Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Android Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (7.69%) TIBCO Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Informatica Developer
8 2 (5.13%) iOS Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Data Modeller
9 1 (2.56%) ETL Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Functional Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Lead Tester
9 1 (2.56%) RPG Developer
9 1 (2.56%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) WPF
3 5 (12.82%) Android SDK
3 5 (12.82%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (10.26%) XML
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 3 (7.69%) LINQ
6 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.13%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.13%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) iOS SDK
6 2 (5.13%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Spring
6 2 (5.13%) WCF
7 1 (2.56%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Visualisation
2 9 (23.08%) Derivative
2 9 (23.08%) Equity Derivative
2 9 (23.08%) User Experience
3 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.56%) DataPower
5 1 (2.56%) Equities
5 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) iSeries
5 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Android
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Analytics
3 11 (28.21%) Data Analytics
3 11 (28.21%) High Availability
4 6 (15.38%) Algorithmic Trading
4 6 (15.38%) ETL
4 6 (15.38%) Market Making
4 6 (15.38%) SDLC
5 5 (12.82%) Android Development
5 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) EAI
6 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
7 3 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (7.69%) MVC
7 3 (7.69%) SOA
7 3 (7.69%) System Testing
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) RPG
7 1 (2.56%) RPG IV
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
7 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Informatica
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.13%) Cognos
3 2 (5.13%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Perforce
3 2 (5.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
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