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 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 21 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.10% - 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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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
222 130 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 75.77% 67.01% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 78 83
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £763 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (38.89%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (38.89%) Ruby
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) SOA
4 7 (38.89%) Middleware
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (27.78%) Capistrano
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 5 (27.78%) Sinatra
6 5 (27.78%) Google
6 5 (27.78%) Google Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) Subversion
6 5 (27.78%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) New Relic
6 5 (27.78%) User Experience
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle ODI

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Middleware
1 7 (38.89%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (33.33%) HTML5
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) Sinatra
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) XSLT
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (38.89%) SOA
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) BPEL
7 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) System Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Ruby
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Google
2 5 (27.78%) New Relic
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
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