The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 34 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.59% 2.46% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 3.50% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
232 200 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.82% 70.18% 68.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 122 102
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £36.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Canterbury - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) T-SQL
3 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 12 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) XML
4 11 (73.33%) OOP
4 11 (73.33%) E-Commerce
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (73.33%) VB.NET
4 11 (73.33%) JSON
4 11 (73.33%) WCF
4 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (73.33%) REST
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (53.33%) CSS
6 7 (46.67%) PHP
6 7 (46.67%) HTML5
7 5 (33.33%) DevExpress
7 5 (33.33%) Telerik
8 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (13.33%) VBA
9 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.67%) MS Excel

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) LSMW
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) VBA Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Excel Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (80.00%) XML
2 11 (73.33%) JSON
2 11 (73.33%) WCF
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (73.33%) REST
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
2 11 (73.33%) OOP
2 11 (73.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) T-SQL
3 12 (80.00%) C#
4 11 (73.33%) VB.NET
5 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (46.67%) PHP
7 2 (13.33%) VBA
8 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Telerik
1 5 (33.33%) DevExpress
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft