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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 31 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.41% 4.45% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 5.88% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
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£333 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £385 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -12.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 187 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 62.46% 75.71% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 92 57
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 July 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
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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
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Vacancies
Leicester -3 4 £350 - 1
Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (33.33%) MVC
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) hybris
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) Telerik
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) XAML
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) PowerCenter
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Excel Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) MVVM
2 2 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) B2C
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) XAML
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) hybris
2 2 (16.67%) Telerik
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica