The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicestershire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 45 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.57% 0.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 154 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 72.52% 70.00% 52.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 58 43
Average daily rate £300 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £750 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.67 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Unit Testing
East Midlands

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle