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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 151 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 318 427 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.79% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.31% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 310 287
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -4.57%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -14 79 £428 -2.34% 30
Canary Wharf - 2 £725 -
Uxbridge - 2 £263 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 378 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (33.20%) HTML
3 231 (31.69%) Java
4 215 (29.49%) JavaScript
5 205 (28.12%) CSS
6 193 (26.47%) TDD
7 178 (24.42%) SQL
8 172 (23.59%) OO
9 167 (22.91%) Web Services
10 166 (22.77%) Continuous Integration
11 159 (21.81%) Scrum
12 153 (20.99%) Oracle
12 153 (20.99%) MVC
13 140 (19.20%) HTML5
14 127 (17.42%) .NET
14 127 (17.42%) XML
15 126 (17.28%) C#
16 123 (16.87%) jQuery
17 121 (16.60%) Git (software)
17 121 (16.60%) Finance
18 117 (16.05%) SQL Server
18 117 (16.05%) Banking
19 104 (14.27%) E-Commerce
20 103 (14.13%) Spring
21 95 (13.03%) JUnit
22 92 (12.62%) CSS3
23 91 (12.48%) Subversion
23 91 (12.48%) UNIX
24 90 (12.35%) Linux
25 88 (12.07%) Maven

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 55 (7.54%) Apache
2 49 (6.72%) Tomcat
3 31 (4.25%) Node.js
4 22 (3.02%) WebSphere
5 20 (2.74%) Confluence
6 19 (2.61%) CMS
6 19 (2.61%) Jetty
7 15 (2.06%) JBoss
8 14 (1.92%) IIS
9 13 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (1.37%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.23%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.10%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.96%) CICS
14 6 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (0.69%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.55%) Drupal
16 4 (0.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 33 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.37%) MS Office
3 6 (0.82%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.14%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 18 (2.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 17 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 16 (2.19%) Oracle Assets
3 16 (2.19%) Oracle Payables
4 15 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (1.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 7 (0.96%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.96%) Summit
7 7 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.82%) Magento
8 6 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
9 5 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.69%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.69%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.41%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.41%) Heroku
6 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.14%) Joyent
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) SaaS
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.08%) HTTP
2 11 (1.51%) Internet
3 8 (1.10%) SMTP
4 7 (0.96%) Intranet
5 5 (0.69%) SAN
6 4 (0.55%) FTP
7 2 (0.27%) SSL
7 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
8 1 (0.14%) DHCP
8 1 (0.14%) Extranet
8 1 (0.14%) IPsec
8 1 (0.14%) NFC
8 1 (0.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.41%) MySQL
3 51 (7.00%) Relational Database
4 43 (5.90%) Oracle Database
5 42 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (3.84%) Big Data
8 24 (3.29%) RDBMS
8 24 (3.29%) Hadoop
9 19 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (2.61%) Apache Hive
10 18 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (2.47%) DB2
11 17 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (1.92%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.92%) HBase
13 14 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.78%) NoSQL
15 12 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 121 (16.60%) Git (software)
2 95 (13.03%) JUnit
3 91 (12.48%) Subversion
4 88 (12.07%) Maven
5 60 (8.23%) JIRA
6 46 (6.31%) Mockito
7 42 (5.76%) TeamCity
8 40 (5.49%) Selenium
8 40 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (5.08%) Visual Studio
10 35 (4.80%) Jasmine
11 32 (4.39%) Jenkins
12 26 (3.57%) Grunt
13 25 (3.43%) jMock
14 21 (2.88%) NUnit
15 17 (2.33%) EasyMock
16 15 (2.06%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.92%) MSTest
17 14 (1.92%) QUnit
17 14 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 121 (16.60%) Finance
2 117 (16.05%) Banking
3 67 (9.19%) Investment Banking
4 48 (6.58%) Front Office
5 22 (3.02%) Retail
6 21 (2.88%) Legal
7 14 (1.92%) Games
8 13 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.65%) Advertising
10 11 (1.51%) Back Office
11 10 (1.37%) Marketing
12 8 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.10%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.96%) Publishing
14 5 (0.69%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.27%) Billing
18 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 540 (74.07%) Developer
2 93 (12.76%) Java Developer
3 87 (11.93%) Senior Developer
4 51 (7.00%) Front-End Developer
5 50 (6.86%) .NET Developer
6 37 (5.08%) Analyst
7 35 (4.80%) C# Developer
8 31 (4.25%) Consultant
9 28 (3.84%) PHP Developer
10 26 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (3.43%) Administrator
12 20 (2.74%) Android Developer
13 19 (2.61%) Software Developer
14 17 (2.33%) Web Developer
14 17 (2.33%) SQL Developer
15 15 (2.06%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (2.06%) Hybris Developer
16 14 (1.92%) Functional Consultant
17 13 (1.78%) Oracle Consultant
17 13 (1.78%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (33.20%) HTML
2 205 (28.12%) CSS
3 167 (22.91%) Web Services
4 140 (19.20%) HTML5
5 127 (17.42%) XML
5 127 (17.42%) .NET
6 123 (16.87%) jQuery
7 103 (14.13%) Spring
8 92 (12.62%) CSS3
9 86 (11.80%) AngularJS
10 80 (10.97%) RESTful
11 72 (9.88%) JSON
12 68 (9.33%) REST
13 63 (8.64%) J2EE
14 61 (8.37%) ASP.NET
15 51 (7.00%) Hibernate
16 48 (6.58%) Ajax
17 47 (6.45%) JSP
18 45 (6.17%) SOAP
19 41 (5.62%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.56%) User Experience
2 55 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.86%) Computer Science
4 45 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 43 (5.90%) Open Source
6 29 (3.98%) Fixed Income
7 28 (3.84%) Data Structures
8 27 (3.70%) Algorithms
9 25 (3.43%) Derivative
10 22 (3.02%) Mobile App
11 17 (2.33%) Market Risk
12 16 (2.19%) Credit Risk
13 15 (2.06%) Mainframe
14 13 (1.78%) Visualisation
15 11 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
16 10 (1.37%) Replication
16 10 (1.37%) N-Tier
16 10 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
17 9 (1.23%) Online Games
17 9 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.48%) UNIX
2 90 (12.35%) Linux
3 42 (5.76%) Windows
4 32 (4.39%) Android
5 23 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.10%) AIX
7 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.69%) zOS
8 5 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.41%) VMS
9 3 (0.41%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (26.47%) TDD
3 172 (23.59%) OO
4 166 (22.77%) Continuous Integration
5 159 (21.81%) Scrum
6 153 (20.99%) MVC
7 104 (14.27%) E-Commerce
8 75 (10.29%) OOP
9 73 (10.01%) BDD
10 68 (9.33%) Validation
11 63 (8.64%) Web Development
12 59 (8.09%) Multithreading
13 54 (7.41%) OOD
14 50 (6.86%) Software Engineering
14 50 (6.86%) Responsive Web Design
15 48 (6.58%) ETL
16 46 (6.31%) Integration Testing
17 43 (5.90%) Project Management
18 38 (5.21%) SOA
18 38 (5.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 231 (31.69%) Java
2 215 (29.49%) JavaScript
3 178 (24.42%) SQL
4 126 (17.28%) C#
5 69 (9.47%) PHP
6 54 (7.41%) Python
7 42 (5.76%) T-SQL
8 38 (5.21%) PL/SQL
9 28 (3.84%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.88%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.61%) C++
12 17 (2.33%) VBA
13 15 (2.06%) XAML
14 13 (1.78%) C
14 13 (1.78%) AWK
14 13 (1.78%) sed
15 12 (1.65%) Scala
15 12 (1.65%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.51%) PHP5
16 11 (1.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (7.54%) Degree
2 21 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.10%) ISEB
5 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.27%) ACCA
7 2 (0.27%) MCITP
7 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) MCT
8 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) MCPD
8 1 (0.14%) MCTS
8 1 (0.14%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (10.43%) QA
2 7 (0.96%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) WAI
3 3 (0.41%) HL7
3 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (6.86%) RACF
2 6 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.69%) Varnish
4 3 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.41%) HDFS
5 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.14%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 16 (2.19%) Oozie
2 13 (1.78%) Puppet
3 9 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.96%) OMEGAMON
5 6 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.41%) Control-M
7 2 (0.27%) Nagios
7 2 (0.27%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.27%) StatsD
7 2 (0.27%) Kibana
8 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 153 (20.99%) Oracle
2 49 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.70%) Zend
4 26 (3.57%) SAP
5 25 (3.43%) IBM
6 20 (2.74%) Google
7 16 (2.19%) hybris
8 14 (1.92%) Informatica
8 14 (1.92%) Sybase
9 13 (1.78%) Twitter
10 11 (1.51%) Facebook
11 9 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.23%) TIBCO
11 9 (1.23%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.23%) ATG
11 9 (1.23%) Telerik
12 8 (1.10%) Calypso
13 7 (0.96%) Murex
13 7 (0.96%) FatWire
14 6 (0.82%) Siebel
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £515.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £357.81 - £397.57 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day initally 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £560 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago