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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 41 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.59% 0.86% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.20% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£288 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
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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 Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 250 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 63.82% 72.05% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 113 66
Average daily rate £325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 £30.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.96% +29.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects