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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 39 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 36 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.14% 0.76% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 1.07% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 4
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£375 - £296
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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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
680 468 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.16% 70.91% 70.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 264 287
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 39 (56.52%) Java
2 37 (53.62%) XML
3 36 (52.17%) SQL
4 33 (47.83%) Spring
5 23 (33.33%) MVC
5 23 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 22 (31.88%) CSS
6 22 (31.88%) OO
6 22 (31.88%) JMS
7 21 (30.43%) UNIX
7 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (28.99%) Oracle
8 20 (28.99%) XSLT
9 19 (27.54%) Struts
9 19 (27.54%) JSP
9 19 (27.54%) Perl
9 19 (27.54%) Banking
9 19 (27.54%) iBATIS
9 19 (27.54%) Spring MVC
10 18 (26.09%) Web Application Development
10 18 (26.09%) PL/SQL
10 18 (26.09%) C#
10 18 (26.09%) J2EE
11 17 (24.64%) .NET
11 17 (24.64%) JDBC
11 17 (24.64%) CruiseControl
11 17 (24.64%) Ajax
11 17 (24.64%) WebSphere
11 17 (24.64%) Shell Script

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (24.64%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.59%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.90%) Lync
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) IPsec
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.45%) EDMS
7 1 (1.45%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (24.64%) CruiseControl
1 17 (24.64%) Selenium
2 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.70%) Subversion
4 4 (5.80%) CppUnit
4 4 (5.80%) GoogleTest
5 3 (4.35%) JUnit
6 2 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.90%) Maven
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.45%) CodeRush
7 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.45%) NUnit
7 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (27.54%) Banking
2 16 (23.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Front Office
3 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (88.41%) Developer
2 33 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
3 5 (7.25%) C++ Developer
3 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.80%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (5.80%) Programmer
4 4 (5.80%) Lead Developer
4 4 (5.80%) Analyst
4 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 3 (4.35%) Java Programmer
5 3 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) WPF Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) XML
2 33 (47.83%) Spring
3 22 (31.88%) JMS
3 22 (31.88%) CSS
4 20 (28.99%) XSLT
5 19 (27.54%) JSP
5 19 (27.54%) Struts
5 19 (27.54%) iBATIS
5 19 (27.54%) Spring MVC
6 18 (26.09%) J2EE
7 17 (24.64%) .NET
7 17 (24.64%) JDBC
7 17 (24.64%) Spring Web Flow
7 17 (24.64%) GWT
7 17 (24.64%) Ajax
8 11 (15.94%) Hibernate
9 10 (14.49%) STL
9 10 (14.49%) HTML
10 8 (11.59%) ATL
10 8 (11.59%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
1 1 (1.45%) Replication
1 1 (1.45%) SCORM
1 1 (1.45%) Derivative
1 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
1 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) UNIX
2 11 (15.94%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.80%) Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Solaris
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) MVC
2 22 (31.88%) OO
3 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.09%) Web Application Development
5 6 (8.70%) TDD
6 5 (7.25%) SOA
7 4 (5.80%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Web Design
8 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.35%) Build Automation
8 3 (4.35%) Change Management
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.35%) MVVM
8 3 (4.35%) Validation
9 2 (2.90%) Web Development
9 2 (2.90%) ETL
9 2 (2.90%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) Java
2 36 (52.17%) SQL
3 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 19 (27.54%) Perl
5 18 (26.09%) PL/SQL
5 18 (26.09%) C#
6 17 (24.64%) Shell Script
7 10 (14.49%) C++
8 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.90%) Korn
9 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) XAML
10 1 (1.45%) VBScript
10 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.45%) VBA
10 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) VMware
3 4 (5.80%) Google
4 3 (4.35%) Citrix
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) Progress
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Informatica
5 1 (1.45%) Altiris
5 1 (1.45%) DevExpress
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