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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 46 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.76% 0.70% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.16% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£385 - £325
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% -
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
344 173 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 67.32% 60.28% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 87 180
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.53 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Cheltenham - 8 £385 -
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (57.89%) PHP
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Python
6 8 (42.11%) HTML
6 8 (42.11%) Maven
7 7 (36.84%) HTML5
8 6 (31.58%) Drupal
8 6 (31.58%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) MySQL
8 6 (31.58%) ClearCase
9 5 (26.32%) Sun Certification
9 5 (26.32%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) UNIX
9 5 (26.32%) Ant
9 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (26.32%) Perl
9 5 (26.32%) Subversion
9 5 (26.32%) Lua
9 5 (26.32%) Release Management
9 5 (26.32%) Sun
9 5 (26.32%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (21.05%) Varnish
10 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (21.05%) RESTful
10 4 (21.05%) Apache Solr

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (31.58%) Drupal
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Solr
2 4 (21.05%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Agresso
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Maven
2 6 (31.58%) ClearCase
3 5 (26.32%) Ant
3 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (26.32%) Subversion
3 5 (26.32%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) XSLT
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) CentOS
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Release Management
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Web Design
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) ERP
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) PHP
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) Lua
6 3 (15.79%) Ruby
6 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
7 2 (10.53%) C#
8 1 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Varnish
2 3 (15.79%) vCloud
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Sun
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee
2 1 (5.26%) Sophos
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Altiris