The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 44 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.70% 1.26% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.65% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate £700 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +6.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Unit Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
347 364 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 73.83% 76.31% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 223 139
Average daily rate £400 £410 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 31
Average hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 2 £700 -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) UML
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) Release Management
4 5 (29.41%) System Testing
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) ACF2
5 4 (23.53%) React
5 4 (23.53%) Cybercrime
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Groovy
5 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 4 (23.53%) zSecure
5 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
5 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) OOD
5 4 (23.53%) Embedded C++
5 4 (23.53%) CSS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) ASN.1
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) MSTest
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) React
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Cybercrime
2 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Health Informatics
4 2 (11.76%) Informatics
5 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) zOS
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
1 6 (35.29%) UML
2 5 (29.41%) Release Management
2 5 (29.41%) System Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) OOD
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C++
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded C++
3 4 (23.53%) Groovy
4 3 (17.65%) C
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Lua
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) Zend