The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 66 90 74
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 54 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.43% 1.08% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.53% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 21
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £447 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Unit Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1728 1375 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.70% 70.51% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 803 725
Average daily rate £385 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 73 85
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.91 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Southampton -1 14 £325 +1.56% 4
Hook -4 4 £398 -6.43%
Basingstoke -3 3 £300 -11.76% 1
Winchester - 3 £575 - 2
Fareham - 1 £325 - 1
Gosport - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Waterlooville - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 53 (49.53%) Subversion
2 47 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (40.19%) Java
3 43 (40.19%) OO
3 43 (40.19%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (37.38%) Jenkins
5 38 (35.51%) Git (software)
6 36 (33.64%) JSON
7 33 (30.84%) Linux
8 30 (28.04%) REST
9 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
10 23 (21.50%) Android SDK
10 23 (21.50%) Android
10 23 (21.50%) Windows
11 22 (20.56%) XML
11 22 (20.56%) Ant
12 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
12 21 (19.63%) TDD
12 21 (19.63%) Scrum
12 21 (19.63%) RESTful
13 20 (18.69%) Android Development
13 20 (18.69%) SC Cleared
14 19 (17.76%) Maven
14 19 (17.76%) Change Control
14 19 (17.76%) Internet
14 19 (17.76%) HTML
14 19 (17.76%) Web Services
14 19 (17.76%) OOP
14 19 (17.76%) Apache
15 17 (15.89%) CSS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 19 (17.76%) Apache
2 7 (6.54%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.74%) Lync
6 3 (2.80%) Documentum
7 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.87%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) IIS
8 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Magento
2 2 (1.87%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.93%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.93%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.93%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.93%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.93%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) DHCP
2 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.74%) EDMS
4 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) MS Access
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (49.53%) Subversion
2 40 (37.38%) Jenkins
3 38 (35.51%) Git (software)
4 22 (20.56%) Ant
5 19 (17.76%) Maven
6 13 (12.15%) ClearCase
6 13 (12.15%) NUnit
6 13 (12.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (12.15%) GoogleTest
6 13 (12.15%) CppUnit
7 11 (10.28%) Mockito
8 10 (9.35%) CruiseControl
9 9 (8.41%) Artifactory
9 9 (8.41%) Robotium
9 9 (8.41%) Appium
10 8 (7.48%) JUnit
11 7 (6.54%) PHPUnit
12 6 (5.61%) Jasmine
13 5 (4.67%) Eclipse
13 5 (4.67%) Selenium
General
1 13 (12.15%) Publishing
2 6 (5.61%) Military
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (54.21%) Developer
2 20 (18.69%) Android Developer
3 15 (14.02%) Consultant
4 11 (10.28%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (9.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (8.41%) Technical Leader
7 8 (7.48%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.61%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Exchange Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 2 (1.87%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (1.87%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 2 (1.87%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (1.87%) C# Developer
12 2 (1.87%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.64%) JSON
2 30 (28.04%) REST
3 23 (21.50%) Android SDK
4 22 (20.56%) XML
5 21 (19.63%) RESTful
6 19 (17.76%) HTML
6 19 (17.76%) Web Services
7 17 (15.89%) CSS
7 17 (15.89%) jQuery
8 15 (14.02%) HTML5
9 13 (12.15%) JNI
9 13 (12.15%) Ajax
9 13 (12.15%) Android NDK
9 13 (12.15%) CSS3
10 12 (11.21%) RoboGuice
11 8 (7.48%) Leaflet
11 8 (7.48%) Google Maps API
12 6 (5.61%) PostGIS
13 5 (4.67%) .NET
14 4 (3.74%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Wiki
4 2 (1.87%) Derivative
4 2 (1.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.84%) Linux
2 23 (21.50%) Android
2 23 (21.50%) Windows
3 15 (14.02%) UNIX
4 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.19%) OO
2 43 (40.19%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (19.63%) TDD
3 21 (19.63%) Scrum
4 20 (18.69%) Android Development
5 19 (17.76%) Change Control
5 19 (17.76%) OOP
6 16 (14.95%) Automated Testing
6 16 (14.95%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (13.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (13.08%) Software Engineering
7 14 (13.08%) Configuration Management
7 14 (13.08%) Workflow
8 12 (11.21%) BDD
8 12 (11.21%) Web Development
9 11 (10.28%) UML
9 11 (10.28%) Regression Testing
9 11 (10.28%) Refactoring
9 11 (10.28%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.19%) Java
2 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.95%) C
4 15 (14.02%) C++
5 14 (13.08%) SQL
6 7 (6.54%) PHP
7 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.61%) Python
7 6 (5.61%) C#
8 5 (4.67%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.67%) VBScript
8 5 (4.67%) PHP5
9 2 (1.87%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.93%) VBA
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.93%) VB6
10 1 (0.93%) R
10 1 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) MCSE
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) SAP
2 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.48%) Google
4 7 (6.54%) VMware
5 6 (5.61%) Cisco
5 6 (5.61%) CA
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle
7 3 (2.80%) webMethods
8 2 (1.87%) Software AG
9 1 (0.93%) BMC
9 1 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) Altiris
9 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.93%) Siebel
9 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
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