The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 141 132 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 345 366 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.61% 1.63% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.08% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 263 229
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Unit Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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
City of London -7 79 £425 +6.25% 38
Feltham - 10 £473 -
Docklands, London +8 2 £615 - 1
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £650 -
Croydon -3 1 £325 -7.14%
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 359 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (32.18%) TDD
3 196 (29.61%) Java
4 184 (27.79%) JavaScript
5 172 (25.98%) OO
6 170 (25.68%) HTML
7 167 (25.23%) .NET
8 166 (25.08%) SQL
9 159 (24.02%) C#
9 159 (24.02%) SQL Server
10 149 (22.51%) Continuous Integration
11 147 (22.21%) Scrum
12 138 (20.85%) CSS
13 133 (20.09%) Oracle
14 129 (19.49%) MVC
15 127 (19.18%) Web Services
16 122 (18.43%) Finance
17 117 (17.67%) XML
18 109 (16.47%) Banking
19 97 (14.65%) jQuery
19 97 (14.65%) Git (software)
20 93 (14.05%) HTML5
21 87 (13.14%) Maven
22 85 (12.84%) Subversion
23 83 (12.54%) Linux
24 81 (12.24%) UNIX
25 75 (11.33%) JUnit
26 73 (11.03%) Spring
26 73 (11.03%) .NET Framework
27 72 (10.88%) RESTful

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 48 (7.25%) Apache
2 39 (5.89%) Tomcat
3 25 (3.78%) CMS
4 19 (2.87%) Node.js
5 14 (2.11%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.81%) Jetty
7 11 (1.66%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.66%) Kentico
7 11 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 10 (1.51%) JBoss
8 10 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.36%) Confluence
9 9 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (1.06%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.06%) IIS
11 6 (0.91%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.76%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 8 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.91%) Summit
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.91%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.60%) SAP EWM
3 4 (0.60%) Magento
3 4 (0.60%) SAP MII
3 4 (0.60%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.30%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) Radian6
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) SaaS
4 2 (0.30%) PaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Heroku
4 2 (0.30%) Office 365
4 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.15%) Yammer
5 1 (0.15%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.89%) HTTP
2 8 (1.21%) Internet
3 4 (0.60%) SMTP
3 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.60%) AMQP
4 2 (0.30%) DNS
4 2 (0.30%) SSL
4 2 (0.30%) SAN
4 2 (0.30%) Intranet
4 2 (0.30%) DHCP
4 2 (0.30%) FTP
4 2 (0.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (24.02%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (5.44%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.83%) MySQL
5 31 (4.68%) Oracle Database
6 30 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (3.47%) RDBMS
9 19 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (2.87%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.72%) MongoDB
11 16 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (2.42%) DB2
11 16 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (2.27%) Hadoop
13 14 (2.11%) Big Data
14 12 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (1.66%) Star Schema
16 10 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 97 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 87 (13.14%) Maven
3 85 (12.84%) Subversion
4 75 (11.33%) JUnit
5 63 (9.52%) JIRA
6 48 (7.25%) TeamCity
7 47 (7.10%) Visual Studio
8 35 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (4.38%) NUnit
10 28 (4.23%) Mockito
11 27 (4.08%) Jenkins
11 27 (4.08%) Selenium
12 24 (3.63%) jMock
13 23 (3.47%) Ant
13 23 (3.47%) Jasmine
14 21 (3.17%) Cucumber
15 19 (2.87%) Eclipse
16 16 (2.42%) Android Studio
17 15 (2.27%) Calabash
17 15 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 122 (18.43%) Finance
2 109 (16.47%) Banking
3 65 (9.82%) Investment Banking
4 48 (7.25%) Front Office
5 19 (2.87%) Back Office
6 11 (1.66%) Advertising
7 10 (1.51%) Games
7 10 (1.51%) Retail
7 10 (1.51%) Marketing
8 9 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.21%) Publishing
9 8 (1.21%) Legal
10 5 (0.76%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 536 (80.97%) Developer
2 88 (13.29%) Senior Developer
3 84 (12.69%) Java Developer
4 82 (12.39%) .NET Developer
5 72 (10.88%) C# Developer
6 40 (6.04%) Analyst
7 34 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (4.23%) Consultant
9 26 (3.93%) Android Developer
10 24 (3.63%) Front-End Developer
10 24 (3.63%) Python Developer
11 22 (3.32%) C++ Developer
12 21 (3.17%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.17%) PHP Developer
12 21 (3.17%) iOS Developer
13 19 (2.87%) UI Programmer
13 19 (2.87%) UI Developer
14 18 (2.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (2.57%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (25.68%) HTML
2 167 (25.23%) .NET
3 138 (20.85%) CSS
4 127 (19.18%) Web Services
5 117 (17.67%) XML
6 97 (14.65%) jQuery
7 93 (14.05%) HTML5
8 73 (11.03%) Spring
8 73 (11.03%) .NET Framework
9 72 (10.88%) RESTful
9 72 (10.88%) AngularJS
10 68 (10.27%) ASP.NET
11 67 (10.12%) WCF
12 57 (8.61%) REST
13 55 (8.31%) CSS3
13 55 (8.31%) JSON
14 48 (7.25%) SOAP
15 45 (6.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 44 (6.65%) Hibernate
17 41 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.10%) User Experience
2 43 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.89%) Computer Science
4 36 (5.44%) Derivative
5 29 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 27 (4.08%) Fixed Income
6 27 (4.08%) Mobile App
7 25 (3.78%) Open Source
7 25 (3.78%) N-Tier
8 20 (3.02%) Data Structures
9 19 (2.87%) Credit Risk
10 17 (2.57%) Equity Derivative
10 17 (2.57%) Algorithms
11 14 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
12 12 (1.81%) iPad
12 12 (1.81%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.36%) iPhone
14 9 (1.36%) Equities
15 8 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.54%) Linux
2 81 (12.24%) UNIX
3 39 (5.89%) Windows
4 33 (4.98%) Android
5 31 (4.68%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.21%) AIX
7 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.45%) VMS
10 3 (0.45%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.45%) zOS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (32.18%) TDD
3 172 (25.98%) OO
4 149 (22.51%) Continuous Integration
5 147 (22.21%) Scrum
6 129 (19.49%) MVC
7 71 (10.73%) E-Commerce
8 67 (10.12%) BDD
9 63 (9.52%) OOD
10 61 (9.21%) SOA
11 52 (7.85%) Multithreading
12 48 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 47 (7.10%) OOP
14 44 (6.65%) Validation
15 40 (6.04%) Software Engineering
16 37 (5.59%) Workflow
17 35 (5.29%) Kanban
18 32 (4.83%) ETL
19 31 (4.68%) Project Management
19 31 (4.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 196 (29.61%) Java
2 184 (27.79%) JavaScript
3 166 (25.08%) SQL
4 159 (24.02%) C#
5 54 (8.16%) Python
6 50 (7.55%) PHP
7 34 (5.14%) C++
8 33 (4.98%) T-SQL
9 32 (4.83%) PL/SQL
10 28 (4.23%) Shell Script
11 21 (3.17%) Bash Shell
12 20 (3.02%) Objective-C
13 18 (2.72%) Scala
14 17 (2.57%) VBA
15 14 (2.11%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.96%) C
17 11 (1.66%) Ruby
18 10 (1.51%) Korn
19 7 (1.06%) XPath
19 7 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (7.85%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.40%) Degree
3 40 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.51%) ISEB
5 8 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.60%) MCPD
9 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.15%) HND
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.53%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) SLA
3 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) GxP
System Software
1 27 (4.08%) RACF
2 7 (1.06%) Varnish
3 4 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (3.63%) Puppet
2 9 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.76%) StatsD
4 5 (0.76%) Kibana
4 5 (0.76%) Control-M
5 4 (0.60%) OMEGAMON
5 4 (0.60%) Oozie
6 3 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 133 (20.09%) Oracle
2 50 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.38%) Sybase
4 27 (4.08%) Google
5 25 (3.78%) SAP
6 16 (2.42%) Tableau
7 13 (1.96%) Sitecore
8 12 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.51%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.51%) Greenplum
9 10 (1.51%) EPiServer
9 10 (1.51%) Zend
10 9 (1.36%) hybris
11 8 (1.21%) Apple
11 8 (1.21%) Informatica
12 7 (1.06%) ATG
13 6 (0.91%) IBM
13 6 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.91%) Murex
13 6 (0.91%) Netezza
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
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