The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 44 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.26% 0.61% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.85% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Average daily rate £328 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
259 235 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 66.41% 71.21% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 140 356
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Unit Testing
South West

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkeley - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 2
Gloucester - - - - 1
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos