The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.71% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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 Home Counties region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 100.00% 54.55% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 14
Median daily rate £450 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £273 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £465 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Home Counties region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Home Counties region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Home Counties region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties