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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 41 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.21% 1.47% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.06% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £335 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +57.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +10.29%
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
231 194 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 72.87% 71.06% 63.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 113 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £356 - 3
Tonbridge - 1 £260 -
West Malling - 1 £325 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 4 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (50.00%) Jasmine
4 4 (50.00%) Sass
4 4 (50.00%) LESS
4 4 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (50.00%) Handlebars
5 3 (37.50%) Marionette.js
5 3 (37.50%) Dapper ORM
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (37.50%) Underscore.js
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) SignalR
5 3 (37.50%) Redis
5 3 (37.50%) NServiceBus
5 3 (37.50%) MVVM
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) NServiceBus
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
5 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 4 (50.00%) Handlebars
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (50.00%) LESS
3 4 (50.00%) Sass
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Dapper ORM
4 3 (37.50%) Marionette.js
4 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
4 3 (37.50%) SignalR
4 3 (37.50%) Underscore.js
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) MVVM
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Telerik
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