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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 71 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 51 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.32% 1.54% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 2.13% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 21
Average daily rate
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£369 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £454 £350
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 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -14.11%
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
1624 1219 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.95% 72.30% 72.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 681 581
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 94
Average hourly rate £22.00 £33.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 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 18 December 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 18 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
Southampton +8 18 £381 +1.66% 2
Basingstoke -2 4 £322 -4.74%
Gosport - 1 - - 1
Winchester - 1 £450 -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Fareham - - - - 1
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 40 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.11%) Subversion
2 37 (41.11%) Security Cleared
3 32 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (31.11%) Java
5 24 (26.67%) OO
5 24 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 23 (25.56%) JSON
6 23 (25.56%) Jenkins
7 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
7 22 (24.44%) Linux
8 21 (23.33%) Scrum
9 20 (22.22%) XML
10 19 (21.11%) Windows
10 19 (21.11%) SQL
11 17 (18.89%) HTML
11 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
11 17 (18.89%) DV Cleared
12 16 (17.78%) Web Development
12 16 (17.78%) TDD
12 16 (17.78%) CSS
12 16 (17.78%) Internet
13 15 (16.67%) C
13 15 (16.67%) RESTful
14 13 (14.44%) HTML5
14 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
14 13 (14.44%) jQuery
14 13 (14.44%) JUnit
14 13 (14.44%) Apache
14 13 (14.44%) Microsoft

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (14.44%) Apache
2 9 (10.00%) Documentum
3 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.56%) IIS
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (4.44%) CMS
7 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.22%) TeamSite
9 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.22%) Lync
10 1 (1.11%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.11%) SAS
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Project
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Magento
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) Internet
2 7 (7.78%) DNS
3 5 (5.56%) DHCP
4 4 (4.44%) LDAP
5 2 (2.22%) Intranet
5 2 (2.22%) HTTP
5 2 (2.22%) ATM
6 1 (1.11%) LAN
6 1 (1.11%) WAN
6 1 (1.11%) FTP
6 1 (1.11%) Firewall
6 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.11%) X.400
6 1 (1.11%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.44%) DataStage
3 4 (4.44%) PowerCenter
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.33%) EDMS
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.22%) MySQL
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.11%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 37 (41.11%) Subversion
2 23 (25.56%) Jenkins
3 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
4 13 (14.44%) JUnit
5 11 (12.22%) Eclipse
6 7 (7.78%) NUnit
6 7 (7.78%) CruiseControl
7 6 (6.67%) ClearCase
7 6 (6.67%) Ant
7 6 (6.67%) Maven
7 6 (6.67%) CppUnit
7 6 (6.67%) PHPUnit
7 6 (6.67%) GoogleTest
8 5 (5.56%) Mockito
9 4 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.33%) Appium
10 3 (3.33%) Artifactory
10 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.33%) Robotium
11 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.56%) Military
2 4 (4.44%) Publishing
3 3 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (56.67%) Developer
2 12 (13.33%) Consultant
3 11 (12.22%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Android Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Build Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Documentum Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Exchange Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.56%) JSON
2 20 (22.22%) XML
3 17 (18.89%) HTML
4 16 (17.78%) CSS
5 15 (16.67%) RESTful
6 13 (14.44%) HTML5
6 13 (14.44%) jQuery
7 12 (13.33%) REST
8 11 (12.22%) Web Services
9 10 (11.11%) JSP
9 10 (11.11%) .NET
10 9 (10.00%) CSS3
10 9 (10.00%) WDK
11 8 (8.89%) Ajax
11 8 (8.89%) Google Maps API
11 8 (8.89%) Leaflet
12 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (6.67%) PostGIS
12 6 (6.67%) Android SDK
13 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Replication
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.67%) Wiki
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Linux
2 19 (21.11%) Windows
3 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (12.22%) UNIX
5 8 (8.89%) Android
5 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.33%) AIX
6 3 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (26.67%) OO
4 21 (23.33%) Scrum
5 16 (17.78%) Web Development
5 16 (17.78%) TDD
6 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.33%) Change Control
8 11 (12.22%) Refactoring
8 11 (12.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (11.11%) OOP
9 10 (11.11%) Information Management
10 9 (10.00%) BDD
10 9 (10.00%) Workflow
11 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
11 8 (8.89%) Migration
11 8 (8.89%) UML
12 7 (7.78%) Code Coverage
13 6 (6.67%) Multithreading
13 6 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) Java
2 19 (21.11%) SQL
3 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.67%) C
5 10 (11.11%) C#
6 9 (10.00%) Python
7 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.78%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.78%) C++
9 6 (6.67%) PHP
9 6 (6.67%) PHP5
10 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.44%) VBScript
12 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.33%) R
12 3 (3.33%) Korn
12 3 (3.33%) Perl
12 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.11%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (41.11%) Security Cleared
2 24 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) MCSE
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.22%) MIIS
3 2 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) VMware
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle
3 8 (8.89%) Google
4 5 (5.56%) Altiris
5 4 (4.44%) CA
5 4 (4.44%) Informatica
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco
5 4 (4.44%) IBM
6 2 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.11%) Ektron
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Remedy
7 1 (1.11%) BMC