The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 20 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.16% - 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£318 - -
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 58 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 81.40% 72.50% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 48
Average daily rate £400 £401 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.24% +4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £30.00
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 Knutsford

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Unit Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) SQL