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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 118 179 125
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -54
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 416 286 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.96% 1.35% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.68% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 225 271
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
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
17632 17050 17380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.28% 80.33% 80.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12602 12214 11927
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 196 238
Average hourly rate £22.12 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £48.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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
City of London +23 51 £473 +10.85% 32
Brentford - 3 £450 -
Uxbridge +1 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf -3 1 £648 -10.62% 1
Croydon -10 1 £418 +28.46% 2
Isleworth - 1 £445 -
Westminster - 1 £413 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 453 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (38.17%) TDD
3 322 (37.35%) JavaScript
4 319 (37.01%) Java
5 286 (33.18%) HTML
6 251 (29.12%) CSS
7 242 (28.07%) SQL
8 221 (25.64%) C#
9 208 (24.13%) Git (software)
10 201 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
10 201 (23.32%) .NET
11 198 (22.97%) Finance
12 193 (22.39%) HTML5
13 191 (22.16%) OO
14 186 (21.58%) Spring
15 178 (20.65%) Scrum
16 176 (20.42%) MVC
17 167 (19.37%) Web Services
18 166 (19.26%) BDD
19 160 (18.56%) AngularJS
20 152 (17.63%) SQL Server
21 150 (17.40%) Jenkins
22 135 (15.66%) Software Engineering
23 134 (15.55%) CSS3
24 129 (14.97%) REST
25 127 (14.73%) Microsoft
26 125 (14.50%) Apache
26 125 (14.50%) Maven
27 123 (14.27%) JUnit
28 119 (13.81%) Python

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 125 (14.50%) Apache
2 118 (13.69%) Tomcat
3 104 (12.06%) Node.js
4 62 (7.19%) Jetty
5 35 (4.06%) JBoss
6 32 (3.71%) CMS
7 31 (3.60%) IIS
8 25 (2.90%) WebSphere
9 24 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.86%) Apache Spark
10 16 (1.86%) nginx
11 15 (1.74%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.51%) SAS
13 10 (1.16%) Drupal
14 9 (1.04%) WebLogic
14 9 (1.04%) WordPress
15 8 (0.93%) Mule
16 7 (0.81%) GemFire
17 6 (0.70%) Alfresco
17 6 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.78%) MS Office
3 11 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.58%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.46%) Magento
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.23%) Beauchamp
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.23%) Maximo
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.12%) ACBS
4 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.12%) RMDS
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.12%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 63 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.51%) GitHub
5 10 (1.16%) Google App Engine
5 10 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.16%) IaaS
6 9 (1.04%) PaaS
7 3 (0.35%) SaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.23%) Route 53
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.12%) Heroku
9 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 71 (8.24%) HTTP
2 53 (6.15%) Internet
2 53 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.04%) DHCP
3 9 (1.04%) DNS
3 9 (1.04%) FTP
3 9 (1.04%) IPsec
4 6 (0.70%) Intranet
5 4 (0.46%) SSL
6 3 (0.35%) Firewall
6 3 (0.35%) LDAP
6 3 (0.35%) SWIFTNet
7 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.23%) SMTP
7 2 (0.23%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.12%) Extranet
8 1 (0.12%) NFC
8 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 88 (10.21%) MySQL
3 81 (9.40%) NoSQL
4 68 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 58 (6.73%) Hadoop
6 51 (5.92%) MongoDB
6 51 (5.92%) Relational Database
7 44 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 39 (4.52%) Big Data
10 32 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (3.25%) Redis
13 27 (3.13%) Jackrabbit
13 27 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (2.67%) Oracle Database
16 22 (2.55%) RDBMS
16 22 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (2.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 208 (24.13%) Git (software)
2 150 (17.40%) Jenkins
3 125 (14.50%) Maven
4 123 (14.27%) JUnit
5 110 (12.76%) Mockito
6 106 (12.30%) Subversion
7 87 (10.09%) JIRA
8 70 (8.12%) TeamCity
9 66 (7.66%) Cucumber
9 66 (7.66%) NUnit
10 64 (7.42%) Gradle
11 53 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 50 (5.80%) Visual Studio
13 43 (4.99%) Jasmine
14 41 (4.76%) Selenium
15 36 (4.18%) JMeter
16 27 (3.13%) Moq
17 26 (3.02%) Grunt
17 26 (3.02%) Xcode
18 24 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 198 (22.97%) Finance
2 113 (13.11%) Banking
3 52 (6.03%) Investment Banking
4 35 (4.06%) Front Office
5 21 (2.44%) Publishing
5 21 (2.44%) Retail
6 14 (1.62%) Legal
6 14 (1.62%) Marketing
7 10 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.04%) Games
9 8 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.70%) Back Office
12 5 (0.58%) Interactive Media
12 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.46%) Law
14 3 (0.35%) Advertising
14 3 (0.35%) Automotive
14 3 (0.35%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 713 (82.71%) Developer
2 179 (20.77%) Java Developer
3 124 (14.39%) Senior Developer
4 113 (13.11%) .NET Developer
5 100 (11.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 93 (10.79%) C# Developer
7 65 (7.54%) Agile Developer
8 61 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 48 (5.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 47 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 47 (5.45%) Python Developer
11 42 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 41 (4.76%) SQL Developer
13 40 (4.64%) HTML Developer
14 39 (4.52%) Agile Java Developer
14 39 (4.52%) iOS Developer
15 34 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 33 (3.83%) Angular Developer
17 32 (3.71%) WPF Developer
18 28 (3.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (33.18%) HTML
2 251 (29.12%) CSS
3 201 (23.32%) .NET
4 193 (22.39%) HTML5
5 186 (21.58%) Spring
6 167 (19.37%) Web Services
7 160 (18.56%) AngularJS
8 134 (15.55%) CSS3
9 129 (14.97%) REST
10 113 (13.11%) ASP.NET
11 101 (11.72%) JSON
12 97 (11.25%) jQuery
13 96 (11.14%) XML
14 88 (10.21%) RESTful
15 87 (10.09%) .NET Framework
16 67 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 65 (7.54%) Hibernate
18 63 (7.31%) Ajax
19 60 (6.96%) WCF
20 58 (6.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 59 (6.84%) User Experience
3 58 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.83%) Mathematics
5 30 (3.48%) Fixed Income
6 24 (2.78%) iPad
7 22 (2.55%) iPhone
8 20 (2.32%) Algorithms
8 20 (2.32%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.09%) Derivative
10 17 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.86%) Equities
11 16 (1.86%) Physics
12 14 (1.62%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (1.51%) Statistics
14 11 (1.28%) Neural Network
15 10 (1.16%) Clustering
15 10 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 113 (13.11%) Linux
2 104 (12.06%) Unix
3 59 (6.84%) Windows
4 51 (5.92%) Apple iOS
5 35 (4.06%) Android
6 9 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.04%) zOS
7 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.35%) Debian
8 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) VMS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (38.17%) TDD
3 201 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
4 191 (22.16%) OO
5 178 (20.65%) Scrum
6 176 (20.42%) MVC
7 166 (19.26%) BDD
8 135 (15.66%) Software Engineering
9 115 (13.34%) Multithreading
10 98 (11.37%) Pair Programming
11 88 (10.21%) Front End Development
12 80 (9.28%) Dependency Injection
13 69 (8.00%) OOP
14 65 (7.54%) E-Commerce
15 60 (6.96%) Concurrent Programming
16 56 (6.50%) Data Modelling
17 55 (6.38%) Automated Testing
17 55 (6.38%) Build Automation
17 55 (6.38%) SDLC
18 50 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 322 (37.35%) JavaScript
2 319 (37.01%) Java
3 242 (28.07%) SQL
4 221 (25.64%) C#
5 119 (13.81%) Python
6 86 (9.98%) PHP
7 67 (7.77%) Ruby
8 54 (6.26%) T-SQL
9 44 (5.10%) Groovy
10 41 (4.76%) Objective-C
11 40 (4.64%) Perl
12 35 (4.06%) Shell Script
13 32 (3.71%) Bash Shell
14 31 (3.60%) C++
15 29 (3.36%) VBA
16 24 (2.78%) Scala
16 24 (2.78%) XAML
17 23 (2.67%) C
17 23 (2.67%) PL/SQL
18 15 (1.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (9.51%) Degree
2 20 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.58%) ISEB
5 4 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.35%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.35%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.23%) PMP
8 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.12%) MCSA
8 1 (0.12%) MCSE
8 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.87%) QA
2 8 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.23%) WAI
5 1 (0.12%) COREP
5 1 (0.12%) SDET
System Software
1 49 (5.68%) Docker
2 25 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.93%) ACF2
4 5 (0.58%) Xen
5 4 (0.46%) RACF
6 3 (0.35%) Varnish
7 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (3.60%) Graphite
2 21 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.09%) Puppet
4 14 (1.62%) Oozie
5 12 (1.39%) zSecure
6 6 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.58%) Control-M
7 5 (0.58%) SCCM
8 4 (0.46%) Ansible
8 4 (0.46%) Dollar Universe
9 3 (0.35%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.35%) yum
10 2 (0.23%) Nagios
11 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.12%) Kibana
11 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 127 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 92 (10.67%) Oracle
3 31 (3.60%) Google
4 30 (3.48%) SOASTA, Inc
5 29 (3.36%) Sybase
6 25 (2.90%) VMware
7 22 (2.55%) SAP
8 21 (2.44%) Cognos
9 17 (1.97%) Apple
10 13 (1.51%) Informatica
10 13 (1.51%) MicroStrategy
11 12 (1.39%) Tableau
11 12 (1.39%) Twitter
12 10 (1.16%) Facebook
13 9 (1.04%) IBM
13 9 (1.04%) Teradata
14 8 (0.93%) CA
15 7 (0.81%) ATG
15 7 (0.81%) HP
15 7 (0.81%) hybris
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum Weekly Pay
Posted: 1 hour ago
Croydon, Surrey
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Rate: £305 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Great day rate on offer. Perm opportunities also.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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Huxley
Rate: £400 - £580 per day
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
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London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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London
Real Staffing
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Vivid Resourcing
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