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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 49 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.56% 0.34% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.63% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£385 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 - £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 - £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -4.57%
Unit Testing
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 159 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.43% 53.72% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 85 144
Average daily rate £425 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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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 - 6 £393 -
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (58.82%) DV Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Python
3 9 (52.94%) Maven
4 8 (47.06%) ClearCase
4 8 (47.06%) PHP
5 7 (41.18%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) UNIX
6 6 (35.29%) OO
6 6 (35.29%) Sun Certification
6 6 (35.29%) Perl
6 6 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (35.29%) Ant
6 6 (35.29%) Lua
6 6 (35.29%) Release Management
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 6 (35.29%) Sun
6 6 (35.29%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (23.53%) RESTful
9 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (17.65%) CentOS
9 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Agresso
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Maven
2 8 (47.06%) ClearCase
3 6 (35.29%) Subversion
3 6 (35.29%) Ant
3 6 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (35.29%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) RESTful
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) CentOS
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) Release Management
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) Web Design
8 1 (5.88%) Web Development
8 1 (5.88%) Test Management
8 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.88%) CRM
8 1 (5.88%) ERP
8 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) PHP
4 7 (41.18%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) Perl
5 6 (35.29%) Lua
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (17.65%) Ruby
7 2 (11.76%) C#
8 1 (5.88%) XPath
8 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) DV Cleared
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Sun
2 2 (11.76%) Altiris
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) Sophos
3 1 (5.88%) VMware