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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 79 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 36 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.74% 3.05% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 4.16% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 37
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£338 £325 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
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
1490 1346 1407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.19% 73.35% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 801 764
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 83 101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
Southampton -1 12 £354 -34.18%
Hook +2 10 £329 +0.07%
Basingstoke -9 4 £350 +10.67% 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Winchester - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) CSS
2 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 15 (29.41%) SQL
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
6 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.57%) Subversion
6 11 (21.57%) Web Development
7 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
7 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
7 10 (19.61%) VBScript
7 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.65%) .NET
8 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
8 9 (17.65%) C#
8 9 (17.65%) XML
8 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
8 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
9 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (15.69%) Internet
9 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.69%) Scrum

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.80%) Lync
5 4 (7.84%) CMS
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (5.88%) TeamSite
6 3 (5.88%) Apache
6 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.92%) IIS
8 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.96%) Documentum
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.96%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) X.400
2 5 (9.80%) X.500
2 5 (9.80%) HTTP
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) SMTP
4 3 (5.88%) Intranet
5 2 (3.92%) ATM
5 2 (3.92%) FTP
5 2 (3.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) MySQL
2 6 (11.76%) EDMS
2 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 6 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.76%) Big Data
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.92%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Subversion
2 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) PHPUnit
4 4 (7.84%) Hudson
4 4 (7.84%) JUnit
4 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.88%) CruiseControl
5 3 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.88%) Selenium
5 3 (5.88%) JSUnit
5 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) Toad
7 1 (1.96%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.96%) MSI
7 1 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.76%) Advertising
1 6 (11.76%) Military
2 5 (9.80%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 6 (11.76%) PHP Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Build Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) HTML
1 16 (31.37%) CSS
2 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 9 (17.65%) XML
3 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (11.76%) Backbone.js
4 6 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (11.76%) Ember.js
4 6 (11.76%) Underscore.js
4 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (11.76%) jQuery
5 4 (7.84%) JSON
5 4 (7.84%) WebCenter
5 4 (7.84%) HTML5
5 4 (7.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (5.88%) Java EE
6 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Replication
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.88%) Wiki
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 6 (11.76%) UNIX
4 6 (11.76%) Android
5 4 (7.84%) Linux
5 4 (7.84%) AIX
6 3 (5.88%) Solaris
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (21.57%) Web Development
2 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (15.69%) Scrum
4 7 (13.73%) Migration
4 7 (13.73%) OO
5 6 (11.76%) OOP
5 6 (11.76%) TDD
5 6 (11.76%) Analytics
6 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.84%) BDD
7 4 (7.84%) SOA
7 4 (7.84%) UML
7 4 (7.84%) Code Coverage
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.88%) OWASP
8 3 (5.88%) Web Design
8 3 (5.88%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) VBScript
2 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
3 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 9 (17.65%) C#
4 7 (13.73%) Java
4 7 (13.73%) C
5 6 (11.76%) PHP5
5 6 (11.76%) Python
5 6 (11.76%) PHP
6 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.84%) Perl
7 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.88%) Korn
8 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) Altiris
5 3 (5.88%) ICL
6 2 (3.92%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Serena
7 1 (1.96%) Ektron
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago