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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 28 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.80% 0.33% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.49% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -14.11%
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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
171 206 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 68.67% 68.44% 63.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 94 76
Average daily rate £350 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £210 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 30
Average hourly rate £10.50 £34.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.11% -4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) IIS
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Telerik
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) MVVM
2 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) XAML
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Blend

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) DTS
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVVM
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) XAML
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Telerik
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) hybris