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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 32 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.07% 0.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
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
225 182 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 76.27% 68.42% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 122 94
Average daily rate £315 £339 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 24
Average hourly rate £39.25 £10.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+273.80% -61.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £10.44 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £16.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 6 £325 -25.71%
Loughborough - 2 £338 -
Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (30.77%) JSON
3 4 (30.77%) Cash Management
3 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (30.77%) Node.js

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) Node.js
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
2 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) General Ledger
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Requirements Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Ajax
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) JSON
1 4 (30.77%) MEAN Stack
1 4 (30.77%) REST
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 2 (15.38%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Cash Management
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) OO PHP
2 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) PHP
1 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle