The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 25 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.64% 1.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
131 103 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 71.58% 67.32% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 69 68
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.07 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.52% -19.68%
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 Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Liverpool region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Liverpool region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Perforce
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ERwin
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase ASE

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ERwin
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Perl Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft