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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 94 81 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 30 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.37% 1.70% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.30% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 36
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£343 £338 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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
1747 1524 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.52% 73.94% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 907 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 75 81
Average hourly rate £25.55 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.88% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 10 £375 +6.00% 4
Basingstoke -2 4 £250 -28.57% 1
Farnborough - 3 £340 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) TDD
2 28 (42.42%) Linux
3 25 (37.88%) OO
4 23 (34.85%) NUnit
4 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
4 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
4 23 (34.85%) BDD
5 22 (33.33%) Subversion
6 20 (30.30%) Scrum
7 19 (28.79%) UML
8 18 (27.27%) SQL
9 17 (25.76%) C++
9 17 (25.76%) XML
10 16 (24.24%) C
10 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
10 16 (24.24%) GoogleTest
11 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 15 (22.73%) REST
11 15 (22.73%) PHPUnit
11 15 (22.73%) PHP
11 15 (22.73%) .NET
11 15 (22.73%) UNIX
11 15 (22.73%) OOD
12 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (19.70%) Selenium
13 13 (19.70%) Web Development
14 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
14 12 (18.18%) C#
14 12 (18.18%) Internet

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) Lync
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (1.52%) Documentum
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Magento
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.61%) MySQL
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.03%) EDMS
6 2 (3.03%) DB2
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.52%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) NUnit
2 22 (33.33%) Subversion
3 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 16 (24.24%) GoogleTest
4 15 (22.73%) PHPUnit
5 13 (19.70%) Selenium
6 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 9 (13.64%) JMeter
7 9 (13.64%) WebDriver
7 9 (13.64%) Ant
8 8 (12.12%) ClearCase
9 5 (7.58%) CppUnit
10 4 (6.06%) Maven
10 4 (6.06%) JUnit
11 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (4.55%) JSUnit
12 2 (3.03%) JIRA
12 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Military
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) Software Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) PHP Developer
3 9 (13.64%) C Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Team Leader
3 9 (13.64%) Test Team Leader
4 8 (12.12%) C++ Developer
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Magento Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (3.03%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 1 (1.52%) OO PHP Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.52%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) XML
2 15 (22.73%) .NET
2 15 (22.73%) REST
3 10 (15.15%) Web Services
4 8 (12.12%) HTML
4 8 (12.12%) JSON
5 7 (10.61%) SOAP
6 6 (9.09%) jQuery
6 6 (9.09%) RESTful
7 5 (7.58%) CSS
7 5 (7.58%) J2SE
8 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.06%) Ajax
9 3 (4.55%) LAMP
9 3 (4.55%) Java RMI
9 3 (4.55%) Highcharts JS
10 2 (3.03%) PostGIS
10 2 (3.03%) Java EE
10 2 (3.03%) Android SDK
10 2 (3.03%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.55%) Derivative
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) DataPower
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) UNIX
3 8 (12.12%) Windows
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Android
6 2 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) TDD
3 25 (37.88%) OO
4 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
4 23 (34.85%) BDD
5 20 (30.30%) Scrum
6 19 (28.79%) UML
7 15 (22.73%) OOD
8 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.70%) Web Development
10 11 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 11 (16.67%) OOP
10 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
12 9 (13.64%) Load Testing
12 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
12 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
12 9 (13.64%) Change Control
12 9 (13.64%) Test Strategy
12 9 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) C++
3 16 (24.24%) C
4 15 (22.73%) PHP
5 12 (18.18%) C#
6 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 8 (12.12%) Java
8 7 (10.61%) Python
9 6 (9.09%) PHP5
10 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
10 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
10 5 (7.58%) VBScript
11 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
12 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
12 3 (4.55%) VB
13 2 (3.03%) REXX
13 2 (3.03%) Tcl
13 2 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Siebel Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (3.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Telerik
3 3 (4.55%) Aquila
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) Sybase
5 1 (1.52%) Siebel
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.52%) Serena