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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 45 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.89% 1.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £595 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
343 282 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.21% 61.98% 60.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 141 89
Average daily rate £400 £390 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.50 £28.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.28% +21.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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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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 +10 6 £438 +1.74% 1
Cheltenham -9 2 £436 -32.69%
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) Ant
4 4 (26.67%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
4 4 (26.67%) Sun
4 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (26.67%) Maven
4 4 (26.67%) Subversion
4 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Lua
4 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (20.00%) REST

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
1 4 (26.67%) Ant
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
1 4 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) JBehave
3 1 (6.67%) MSTest
3 1 (6.67%) Mockito
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) RACF Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) RACF Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (20.00%) JPA
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) JSF
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Lua
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
1 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Sun
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle