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 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 37 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.34% 3.68% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 4.76% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
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£338 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £330
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
235 231 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 78.86% 77.26% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 153 126
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.28 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% -24.92%
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 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 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
Rochester - 2 - -
Maidstone - 1 £350 -
Tonbridge - 1 £325 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) webMethods