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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 81 99 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 36 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.79% 0.92% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.24% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 21
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £444 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
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
1614 1447 1295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.10% 73.86% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 833 787
Average daily rate £380 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 62 85
Average hourly rate £36.25 £52.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Basingstoke +7 7 £250 -21.87%
Southampton -5 3 £325 +1.56% 3
Hook -11 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £500 - 3
Fareham - 1 £325 -
Unit Testing
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 43 (43.00%) Subversion
2 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (36.00%) Java
4 35 (35.00%) OO
5 28 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (27.00%) Security Cleared
6 27 (27.00%) Git (software)
6 27 (27.00%) Jenkins
6 27 (27.00%) Linux
6 27 (27.00%) Ant
7 24 (24.00%) JSON
8 23 (23.00%) Android SDK
8 23 (23.00%) Android
8 23 (23.00%) REST
9 22 (22.00%) NUnit
10 20 (20.00%) Maven
10 20 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 20 (20.00%) Android Development
10 20 (20.00%) GoogleTest
10 20 (20.00%) C
10 20 (20.00%) C++
10 20 (20.00%) TDD
11 19 (19.00%) UML
11 19 (19.00%) Windows
11 19 (19.00%) SC Cleared
12 18 (18.00%) Automated Testing
13 17 (17.00%) UNIX
13 17 (17.00%) Configuration Management
14 16 (16.00%) ClearCase
14 16 (16.00%) Dependency Injection

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (9.00%) Apache
2 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.00%) Lync
6 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.00%) CMS
7 1 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) Documentum
7 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (1.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP ECC
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) DHCP
2 1 (1.00%) DNS
2 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.00%) EDMS
2 3 (3.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.00%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.00%) MS Access
4 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (43.00%) Subversion
2 27 (27.00%) Git (software)
2 27 (27.00%) Jenkins
2 27 (27.00%) Ant
3 22 (22.00%) NUnit
4 20 (20.00%) Maven
4 20 (20.00%) GoogleTest
5 16 (16.00%) ClearCase
6 13 (13.00%) CppUnit
6 13 (13.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (13.00%) Selenium
7 9 (9.00%) Appium
7 9 (9.00%) Artifactory
7 9 (9.00%) Robotium
7 9 (9.00%) Mockito
8 6 (6.00%) CruiseControl
9 5 (5.00%) JMeter
9 5 (5.00%) JUnit
9 5 (5.00%) Jasmine
9 5 (5.00%) Gradle
General
1 13 (13.00%) Publishing
2 4 (4.00%) Military
3 3 (3.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (44.00%) Developer
2 20 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 12 (12.00%) Consultant
4 11 (11.00%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
7 5 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) C Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.00%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.00%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (2.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.00%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.00%) JSON
2 23 (23.00%) Android SDK
2 23 (23.00%) REST
3 14 (14.00%) XML
4 13 (13.00%) Android NDK
4 13 (13.00%) JNI
5 12 (12.00%) RoboGuice
5 12 (12.00%) Web Services
6 11 (11.00%) HTML
7 10 (10.00%) jQuery
7 10 (10.00%) CSS
8 8 (8.00%) Ajax
8 8 (8.00%) RESTful
8 8 (8.00%) .NET
9 7 (7.00%) HTML5
9 7 (7.00%) CSS3
10 5 (5.00%) XSD
11 4 (4.00%) iOS SDK
12 3 (3.00%) J2SE
13 2 (2.00%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Derivative
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Linux
2 23 (23.00%) Android
3 19 (19.00%) Windows
4 17 (17.00%) UNIX
5 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.00%) OO
3 28 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 20 (20.00%) Android Development
4 20 (20.00%) TDD
5 19 (19.00%) UML
6 18 (18.00%) Automated Testing
7 17 (17.00%) Configuration Management
8 16 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (15.00%) OOD
10 14 (14.00%) OOP
11 13 (13.00%) Workflow
12 12 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (12.00%) BDD
12 12 (12.00%) Scrum
13 11 (11.00%) Regression Testing
13 11 (11.00%) User Stories
13 11 (11.00%) Integration Testing
13 11 (11.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.00%) Java
2 20 (20.00%) C
2 20 (20.00%) C++
3 13 (13.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.00%) C#
5 9 (9.00%) SQL
6 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.00%) VBScript
7 7 (7.00%) Python
8 5 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) VB
10 2 (2.00%) REXX
10 2 (2.00%) Tcl
11 1 (1.00%) VBA
11 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.00%) VB6
11 1 (1.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) MCSE
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Siebel Certification
4 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.00%) WMI
3 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.00%) SAP
3 6 (6.00%) VMware
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle
5 3 (3.00%) webMethods
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco
5 3 (3.00%) CA
6 2 (2.00%) Google
6 2 (2.00%) Software AG
7 1 (1.00%) Altiris
7 1 (1.00%) Serena
7 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Siebel