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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 38 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.41% 3.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 4.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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 £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
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
211 188 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 74.30% 78.01% 67.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 110 100
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 18
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £28.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -39.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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
Rochester - 2 - - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £325 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Behat

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (12.50%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Behat
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) webMethods