The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Hampshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 77 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 36 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.76% 2.97% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 4.07% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 22
Average daily rate
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£327 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £294 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1500 1279 1245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.35% 73.13% 70.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 724 647
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 89 104
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.25 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Unit Testing
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 11 £370 -31.16%
Hook -1 9 £325 -7.80%
Basingstoke -5 4 £350 +12.90%
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 3
Winchester - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
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South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 17 (29.82%) HTML
3 17 (29.82%) CSS
3 17 (29.82%) Windows
4 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.07%) SQL
5 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
6 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
6 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (21.05%) Subversion
7 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.30%) Web Development
7 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
8 10 (17.54%) Oracle
8 10 (17.54%) VBScript
8 10 (17.54%) XML
8 10 (17.54%) UNIX
8 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (17.54%) VMware
8 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.79%) Military
9 9 (15.79%) .NET
9 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 9 (15.79%) C#
10 8 (14.04%) Java

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.77%) Lync
5 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.02%) IIS
5 4 (7.02%) CMS
6 3 (5.26%) TeamSite
6 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.26%) Apache
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (3.51%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.75%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Internet
2 7 (12.28%) X.400
2 7 (12.28%) X.500
3 5 (8.77%) SMTP
3 5 (8.77%) HTTP
4 3 (5.26%) Intranet
4 3 (5.26%) DNS
5 2 (3.51%) FTP
5 2 (3.51%) ATM
5 2 (3.51%) LDAP
5 2 (3.51%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.28%) Big Data
2 7 (12.28%) MySQL
3 6 (10.53%) EDMS
3 6 (10.53%) Apache Hive
3 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.26%) SQLPlus
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Subversion
2 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.53%) PHPUnit
4 5 (8.77%) Hudson
4 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.02%) JUnit
5 4 (7.02%) CruiseControl
6 3 (5.26%) JSUnit
6 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 3 (5.26%) Selenium
6 3 (5.26%) MSI
7 2 (3.51%) Toad
7 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.75%) NUnit
8 1 (1.75%) Maven
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.79%) Military
2 6 (10.53%) Advertising
3 5 (8.77%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Designer
6 3 (5.26%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) HTML
1 17 (29.82%) CSS
2 10 (17.54%) XML
3 9 (15.79%) .NET
4 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
4 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (12.28%) jQuery
6 6 (10.53%) Ember.js
6 6 (10.53%) Underscore.js
6 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (10.53%) Backbone.js
6 6 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (7.02%) Web Services
7 4 (7.02%) Middleware
7 4 (7.02%) JSON
7 4 (7.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (7.02%) WebCenter
7 4 (7.02%) HTML5
8 3 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Replication
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.51%) Wiki
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.54%) UNIX
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Android
4 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.02%) AIX
6 3 (5.26%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (19.30%) Web Development
2 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (14.04%) Scrum
4 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.28%) Migration
4 7 (12.28%) OO
5 6 (10.53%) SOA
5 6 (10.53%) UML
5 6 (10.53%) OOP
5 6 (10.53%) Analytics
6 5 (8.77%) TDD
7 4 (7.02%) Workflow
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.02%) BDD
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.26%) DevOps
8 3 (5.26%) OWASP
8 3 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
1 16 (28.07%) SQL
2 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 10 (17.54%) VBScript
4 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.79%) C#
5 8 (14.04%) Java
6 7 (12.28%) C
7 6 (10.53%) PHP
7 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
7 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.53%) PHP5
8 5 (8.77%) Perl
8 5 (8.77%) Python
9 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.51%) MIIS
2 2 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) ICL
4 3 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Sun
5 2 (3.51%) Serena
6 1 (1.75%) Ektron
6 1 (1.75%) Netezza
6 1 (1.75%) Altiris
6 1 (1.75%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago