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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 52 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 11 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.87% 1.83% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.49% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 27
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£350 £309 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £374 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
588 442 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.61% 73.42% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 216 310
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 £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.19 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.17% -62.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 26 (76.47%) XML
2 16 (47.06%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) .NET
3 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
4 14 (41.18%) C++
4 14 (41.18%) HTTP
4 14 (41.18%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (38.24%) Banking
5 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 12 (35.29%) CSS
7 11 (32.35%) COM+
7 11 (32.35%) DCOM
7 11 (32.35%) STL
7 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 11 (32.35%) UNIX
7 11 (32.35%) MVC
7 11 (32.35%) Ajax
8 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (29.41%) Spring
8 10 (29.41%) OLE DB
8 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
8 10 (29.41%) JMS
8 10 (29.41%) XSLT
8 10 (29.41%) Java
8 10 (29.41%) Perl
8 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
9 9 (26.47%) J2EE

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) IPsec
3 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
2 9 (26.47%) CruiseControl
2 9 (26.47%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) GoogleTest
3 2 (5.88%) CppUnit
3 2 (5.88%) MSTest
3 2 (5.88%) Moq
3 2 (5.88%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.94%) CodeRush
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (38.24%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 9 (26.47%) C++ Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (2.94%) ETL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) XML
2 16 (47.06%) .NET
3 14 (41.18%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (35.29%) CSS
5 11 (32.35%) COM+
5 11 (32.35%) DCOM
5 11 (32.35%) STL
5 11 (32.35%) Ajax
6 10 (29.41%) Spring
6 10 (29.41%) OLE DB
6 10 (29.41%) JMS
6 10 (29.41%) XSLT
7 9 (26.47%) J2EE
7 9 (26.47%) JDBC
7 9 (26.47%) JSP
7 9 (26.47%) Struts
7 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
7 9 (26.47%) iBATIS
7 9 (26.47%) Spring MVC
7 9 (26.47%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Clustering
1 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) MVC
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) OO
3 9 (26.47%) Web Application Development
4 4 (11.76%) TDD
5 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Validation
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.88%) BDD
6 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.94%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) C++
3 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 10 (29.41%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) Perl
5 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
6 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 4 (11.76%) VB
7 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (11.76%) VB6
8 1 (2.94%) Korn
8 1 (2.94%) C-shell
8 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Altiris
5 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.94%) Informatica
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