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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 159 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 297 380 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.76% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.26% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 271 265
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £320 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 83 £428 +6.87% 44
Canary Wharf +10 3 £725 -
Croydon -5 1 £325 -23.52%
Uxbridge - 1 £263 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Brentford - - - - 2
Chessington - - - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 352 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (32.65%) Java
3 203 (29.72%) HTML
4 194 (28.40%) JavaScript
5 191 (27.96%) TDD
6 180 (26.35%) CSS
7 176 (25.77%) OO
7 176 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
8 163 (23.87%) Scrum
9 149 (21.82%) SQL
10 145 (21.23%) Web Services
11 141 (20.64%) MVC
12 130 (19.03%) Oracle
13 127 (18.59%) Finance
14 118 (17.28%) SQL Server
14 118 (17.28%) C#
14 118 (17.28%) Banking
15 117 (17.13%) .NET
16 113 (16.54%) HTML5
17 105 (15.37%) XML
18 103 (15.08%) E-Commerce
19 101 (14.79%) jQuery
20 100 (14.64%) Git (software)
21 95 (13.91%) Maven
21 95 (13.91%) JUnit
22 93 (13.62%) Spring
23 92 (13.47%) Linux
24 86 (12.59%) UNIX
25 82 (12.01%) Subversion
26 78 (11.42%) CSS3

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 52 (7.61%) Apache
2 44 (6.44%) Tomcat
3 26 (3.81%) Node.js
4 21 (3.07%) WebSphere
5 20 (2.93%) CMS
6 14 (2.05%) Jetty
7 13 (1.90%) Confluence
8 10 (1.46%) JBoss
8 10 (1.46%) IIS
9 9 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (1.17%) Umbraco
10 8 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.02%) CICS
11 7 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (1.02%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.88%) Kentico
12 6 (0.88%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.76%) MS Office
3 5 (0.73%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 14 (2.05%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (1.76%) Oracle Assets
3 12 (1.76%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (1.02%) Summit
6 7 (1.02%) Magento
7 6 (0.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 6 (0.88%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.88%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.73%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.59%) SAP EWM
9 4 (0.59%) SAP MII
9 4 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.29%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.29%) SaaS
6 2 (0.29%) PaaS
6 2 (0.29%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) Joyent
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.12%) HTTP
2 9 (1.32%) Internet
3 7 (1.02%) Intranet
3 7 (1.02%) SMTP
4 5 (0.73%) SAN
5 2 (0.29%) AMQP
5 2 (0.29%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 42 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (5.71%) MySQL
5 36 (5.27%) Oracle Database
6 33 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (3.51%) Big Data
8 22 (3.22%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.07%) Hadoop
9 21 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (2.49%) Apache Hive
12 16 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (2.34%) DB2
13 13 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.76%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.76%) HBase
15 11 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 100 (14.64%) Git (software)
2 95 (13.91%) Maven
2 95 (13.91%) JUnit
3 82 (12.01%) Subversion
4 57 (8.35%) JIRA
5 48 (7.03%) TeamCity
6 41 (6.00%) Mockito
7 37 (5.42%) Jenkins
8 34 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (4.69%) Selenium
10 31 (4.54%) Jasmine
11 30 (4.39%) Visual Studio
12 24 (3.51%) jMock
13 20 (2.93%) NUnit
13 20 (2.93%) Cucumber
13 20 (2.93%) Grunt
14 17 (2.49%) Ant
15 16 (2.34%) EasyMock
16 14 (2.05%) QUnit
16 14 (2.05%) Calabash
General
1 127 (18.59%) Finance
2 118 (17.28%) Banking
3 69 (10.10%) Investment Banking
4 41 (6.00%) Front Office
5 20 (2.93%) Retail
6 17 (2.49%) Legal
7 15 (2.20%) Advertising
8 13 (1.90%) Games
9 12 (1.76%) Marketing
10 9 (1.32%) Back Office
10 9 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.17%) General Ledger
12 7 (1.02%) Publishing
12 7 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.73%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.29%) Billing
14 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 515 (75.40%) Developer
2 89 (13.03%) Senior Developer
3 87 (12.74%) Java Developer
4 56 (8.20%) .NET Developer
5 44 (6.44%) Front-End Developer
6 38 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 35 (5.12%) Consultant
8 33 (4.83%) Analyst
9 25 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 24 (3.51%) PHP Developer
11 23 (3.37%) Android Developer
12 21 (3.07%) Administrator
13 17 (2.49%) Software Developer
13 17 (2.49%) Python Developer
14 16 (2.34%) iOS Developer
14 16 (2.34%) Senior Java Developer
15 14 (2.05%) C# .NET Developer
16 13 (1.90%) SQL Developer
16 13 (1.90%) Senior Android Developer
16 13 (1.90%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (29.72%) HTML
2 180 (26.35%) CSS
3 145 (21.23%) Web Services
4 117 (17.13%) .NET
5 113 (16.54%) HTML5
6 105 (15.37%) XML
7 101 (14.79%) jQuery
8 93 (13.62%) Spring
9 78 (11.42%) CSS3
10 77 (11.27%) AngularJS
11 65 (9.52%) RESTful
12 62 (9.08%) REST
13 60 (8.78%) J2EE
14 56 (8.20%) ASP.NET
15 49 (7.17%) JSON
16 47 (6.88%) Hibernate
17 46 (6.73%) Ajax
18 44 (6.44%) JSP
19 42 (6.15%) SOAP
20 38 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.96%) User Experience
2 49 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 45 (6.59%) Computer Science
5 38 (5.56%) Open Source
6 31 (4.54%) Data Structures
7 28 (4.10%) Mobile App
8 23 (3.37%) Algorithms
9 21 (3.07%) Derivative
10 18 (2.64%) Fixed Income
11 14 (2.05%) Market Risk
11 14 (2.05%) Mainframe
12 13 (1.90%) Credit Risk
13 12 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
15 10 (1.46%) IBM Mainframe
16 9 (1.32%) Replication
16 9 (1.32%) N-Tier
16 9 (1.32%) Online Games
16 9 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 92 (13.47%) Linux
2 86 (12.59%) UNIX
3 33 (4.83%) Android
4 32 (4.69%) Windows
5 25 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.17%) AIX
7 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.73%) zOS
10 3 (0.44%) VMS
10 3 (0.44%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (27.96%) TDD
3 176 (25.77%) OO
3 176 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
4 163 (23.87%) Scrum
5 141 (20.64%) MVC
6 103 (15.08%) E-Commerce
7 74 (10.83%) BDD
8 69 (10.10%) Validation
9 67 (9.81%) OOD
10 64 (9.37%) OOP
11 53 (7.76%) Web Development
12 51 (7.47%) Multithreading
13 42 (6.15%) Kanban
13 42 (6.15%) Integration Testing
14 41 (6.00%) SOA
15 40 (5.86%) Responsive Web Design
16 39 (5.71%) Migration
16 39 (5.71%) Project Management
16 39 (5.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 223 (32.65%) Java
2 194 (28.40%) JavaScript
3 149 (21.82%) SQL
4 118 (17.28%) C#
5 59 (8.64%) PHP
6 57 (8.35%) Python
7 35 (5.12%) T-SQL
8 28 (4.10%) PL/SQL
9 25 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.07%) C++
11 15 (2.20%) VBA
11 15 (2.20%) Scala
12 14 (2.05%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.90%) C
14 10 (1.46%) sed
14 10 (1.46%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.46%) ABAP
14 10 (1.46%) AWK
15 9 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 48 (7.03%) Degree
2 20 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.17%) ISEB
4 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.29%) MCITP
7 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.29%) MCPD
7 2 (0.29%) MCT
7 2 (0.29%) ACCA
8 1 (0.15%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.35%) QA
2 6 (0.88%) SLA
3 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.29%) WAI
4 2 (0.29%) HL7
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (7.32%) RACF
2 7 (1.02%) Varnish
3 6 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.29%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.15%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 15 (2.20%) Puppet
2 13 (1.90%) Oozie
3 10 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.02%) OMEGAMON
5 4 (0.59%) Kibana
5 4 (0.59%) StatsD
6 3 (0.44%) Control-M
7 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.29%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 130 (19.03%) Oracle
2 47 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.95%) SAP
4 25 (3.66%) IBM
5 24 (3.51%) Google
6 20 (2.93%) Sybase
7 18 (2.64%) Zend
8 13 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.90%) hybris
9 12 (1.76%) Informatica
10 9 (1.32%) Bloomberg
11 8 (1.17%) Siebel
11 8 (1.17%) Calypso
11 8 (1.17%) ATG
12 7 (1.02%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.02%) Murex
13 6 (0.88%) Facebook
13 6 (0.88%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.88%) Telerik
13 6 (0.88%) Netezza
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