The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 34 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.67% - 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% - 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
Unit Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 238 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.77% 78.81% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 99 49
Average daily rate £338 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 36 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Leicester - 1 £438 - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Kentico
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (40.00%) IIS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Kentico
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
1 2 (40.00%) DTS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Business Objects