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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 46 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.01% 1.30% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.97% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 12
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £322 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
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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
577 406 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.35% 66.02% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 206 276
Average daily rate £375 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £9.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.42% -48.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.98 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £79.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 October 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 35 (68.63%) XML
2 29 (56.86%) SQL
3 27 (52.94%) Java
4 25 (49.02%) Spring
5 22 (43.14%) JMS
6 21 (41.18%) Perl
6 21 (41.18%) UNIX
6 21 (41.18%) CSS
7 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (39.22%) MVC
8 19 (37.25%) XSLT
8 19 (37.25%) OO
8 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
8 19 (37.25%) Shell Script
8 19 (37.25%) Web Application Development
8 19 (37.25%) Relational Database
9 18 (35.29%) PL/SQL
9 18 (35.29%) J2EE
9 18 (35.29%) Oracle
9 18 (35.29%) JDBC
9 18 (35.29%) JSP
9 18 (35.29%) Struts
9 18 (35.29%) Banking
9 18 (35.29%) CruiseControl
9 18 (35.29%) Ajax
9 18 (35.29%) WebSphere
9 18 (35.29%) iBATIS
9 18 (35.29%) Spring MVC
9 18 (35.29%) Selenium
9 18 (35.29%) Spring Web Flow

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 18 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) IPsec
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) EDMS
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Selenium
1 18 (35.29%) CruiseControl
2 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.84%) GoogleTest
3 4 (7.84%) CppUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.92%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.96%) CodeRush
General
1 18 (35.29%) Banking
2 11 (21.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (88.24%) Developer
2 26 (50.98%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) WPF Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (1.96%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) Java Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) ETL Developer
8 1 (1.96%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) XML
2 25 (49.02%) Spring
3 22 (43.14%) JMS
4 21 (41.18%) CSS
5 19 (37.25%) XSLT
6 18 (35.29%) Struts
6 18 (35.29%) JDBC
6 18 (35.29%) JSP
6 18 (35.29%) J2EE
6 18 (35.29%) Ajax
6 18 (35.29%) iBATIS
6 18 (35.29%) Spring MVC
6 18 (35.29%) Spring Web Flow
6 18 (35.29%) GWT
7 11 (21.57%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (19.61%) .NET
8 10 (19.61%) STL
9 9 (17.65%) COM+
9 9 (17.65%) DCOM
9 9 (17.65%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.96%) Replication
2 1 (1.96%) SCORM
2 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
2 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) UNIX
2 10 (19.61%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) MVC
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) OO
2 19 (37.25%) Web Application Development
3 5 (9.80%) TDD
4 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
4 4 (7.84%) SOA
5 3 (5.88%) Validation
5 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 2 (3.92%) MVVM
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.92%) Line Management
6 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.92%) ETL
7 1 (1.96%) B2B
7 1 (1.96%) Process Management
7 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) SQL
2 27 (52.94%) Java
3 21 (41.18%) Perl
4 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
4 19 (37.25%) Shell Script
5 18 (35.29%) PL/SQL
6 12 (23.53%) C#
7 11 (21.57%) C++
8 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.88%) Korn
10 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.96%) C-shell
11 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.96%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Google
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Altiris
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