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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 103 130 96
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -34
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 503 411 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.12% 1.70% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.14% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 308 376
Average daily rate
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£463 £426 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £49.00 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
18940 19187 19819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.17% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13551 13366 13861
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 220 235
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 +13 105 £500 +7.52% 39
Croydon - 10 £520 -
Paddington - 6 £525 -
Canary Wharf -9 3 £530 +11.57%
Bromley - 2 £500 -
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Hammersmith - 1 £345 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 578 (60.33%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (39.98%) TDD
3 314 (32.78%) JavaScript
4 301 (31.42%) Java
5 280 (29.23%) SQL
6 278 (29.02%) C#
7 265 (27.66%) HTML
7 265 (27.66%) .NET
8 238 (24.84%) SQL Server
8 238 (24.84%) CSS
9 236 (24.63%) Continuous Integration
10 234 (24.43%) OO
11 214 (22.34%) Scrum
12 207 (21.61%) Finance
13 205 (21.40%) Git (software)
14 187 (19.52%) MVC
15 170 (17.75%) Web Services
16 163 (17.01%) Banking
17 160 (16.70%) ASP.NET
18 152 (15.87%) HTML5
19 147 (15.34%) AngularJS
20 145 (15.14%) jQuery
21 142 (14.82%) Oracle
22 138 (14.41%) Subversion
22 138 (14.41%) REST
23 137 (14.30%) BDD
24 133 (13.88%) XML
25 128 (13.36%) Maven
26 127 (13.26%) .NET Framework
27 126 (13.15%) Jenkins

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 77 (8.04%) Tomcat
2 59 (6.16%) Apache
3 50 (5.22%) CMS
4 49 (5.11%) Node.js
5 47 (4.91%) Jetty
6 35 (3.65%) WebSphere
7 34 (3.55%) JBoss
8 29 (3.03%) WebLogic
9 27 (2.82%) SharePoint
9 27 (2.82%) SAS
10 25 (2.61%) IIS
11 23 (2.40%) nginx
12 20 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (1.88%) Confluence
14 17 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (1.67%) Umbraco
16 15 (1.57%) Mule
16 15 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (1.46%) Mule ESB
18 13 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.31%) MS Office
3 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.73%) Hyperion Planning
2 7 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (0.63%) Summit
4 4 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.42%) ACBS
5 2 (0.21%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Agresso
6 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.10%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.36%) Office 365
3 13 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.04%) OpenShift
6 9 (0.94%) GitHub
7 8 (0.84%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.42%) SaaS
10 2 (0.21%) Heroku
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.10%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.20%) HTTP
2 29 (3.03%) Internet
3 24 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.36%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (0.84%) Intranet
5 8 (0.84%) DNS
5 8 (0.84%) IPsec
5 8 (0.84%) DHCP
5 8 (0.84%) FTP
6 7 (0.73%) SSL
7 4 (0.42%) LDAP
8 3 (0.31%) SMTP
8 3 (0.31%) SSH
9 2 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.21%) WAN
9 2 (0.21%) LAN
10 1 (0.10%) VoIP
10 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.10%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (6.37%) MySQL
5 45 (4.70%) Oracle Database
6 43 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (4.28%) MongoDB
8 40 (4.18%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.76%) NoSQL
10 32 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 27 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (2.09%) Base SAS
14 20 (2.09%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 18 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (1.67%) Hadoop
18 14 (1.46%) Redis
18 14 (1.46%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 205 (21.40%) Git (software)
2 138 (14.41%) Subversion
3 128 (13.36%) Maven
4 126 (13.15%) Jenkins
5 96 (10.02%) JUnit
6 71 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 70 (7.31%) NUnit
7 70 (7.31%) Visual Studio
7 70 (7.31%) JIRA
8 65 (6.78%) Selenium
9 50 (5.22%) TeamCity
10 49 (5.11%) Xcode
10 49 (5.11%) Jasmine
11 39 (4.07%) Gradle
11 39 (4.07%) Cucumber
12 38 (3.97%) JMeter
13 35 (3.65%) Mockito
14 33 (3.44%) Grunt
15 28 (2.92%) Mocha
16 26 (2.71%) Hudson
General
1 207 (21.61%) Finance
2 163 (17.01%) Banking
3 95 (9.92%) Front Office
4 89 (9.29%) Investment Banking
5 42 (4.38%) Publishing
6 18 (1.88%) Retail
7 16 (1.67%) Legal
8 15 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.25%) Back Office
10 11 (1.15%) Law
10 11 (1.15%) Marketing
11 9 (0.94%) Advertising
12 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.42%) Games
13 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.31%) Automotive
13 3 (0.31%) International Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Electronics
14 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 782 (81.63%) Developer
2 134 (13.99%) Java Developer
3 116 (12.11%) Senior Developer
4 115 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 99 (10.33%) .NET Developer
6 59 (6.16%) Front-End Developer
7 55 (5.74%) iOS Developer
8 47 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (3.97%) Web Developer
10 36 (3.76%) Analyst
11 32 (3.34%) Lead Developer
12 28 (2.92%) Architect
12 28 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
12 28 (2.92%) Python Developer
13 26 (2.71%) Android Developer
14 25 (2.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (2.61%) ETL Developer
14 25 (2.61%) ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (2.51%) SQL Developer
16 23 (2.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (27.66%) HTML
1 265 (27.66%) .NET
2 238 (24.84%) CSS
3 170 (17.75%) Web Services
4 160 (16.70%) ASP.NET
5 152 (15.87%) HTML5
6 147 (15.34%) AngularJS
7 145 (15.14%) jQuery
8 138 (14.41%) REST
9 133 (13.88%) XML
10 127 (13.26%) .NET Framework
11 123 (12.84%) JSON
11 123 (12.84%) Spring
12 114 (11.90%) CSS3
13 113 (11.80%) WCF
14 99 (10.33%) SOAP
15 83 (8.66%) WPF
16 82 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 70 (7.31%) Entity Framework
18 67 (6.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.89%) User Experience
2 60 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 51 (5.32%) Derivative
5 38 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 36 (3.76%) iPhone
7 33 (3.44%) Data Structures
7 33 (3.44%) N-Tier
8 32 (3.34%) Fixed Income
8 32 (3.34%) iPad
9 31 (3.24%) Algorithms
10 28 (2.92%) Credit Risk
11 22 (2.30%) Mathematics
12 21 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
14 13 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
15 12 (1.25%) Market Risk
15 12 (1.25%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.25%) Smartphone
15 12 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (10.13%) UNIX
2 96 (10.02%) Windows
3 95 (9.92%) Linux
4 86 (8.98%) Apple iOS
5 51 (5.32%) Android
6 15 (1.57%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.15%) CentOS
8 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.84%) AIX
10 4 (0.42%) VMS
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) OS/390
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (60.33%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (39.98%) TDD
3 236 (24.63%) Continuous Integration
4 234 (24.43%) OO
5 214 (22.34%) Scrum
6 187 (19.52%) MVC
7 137 (14.30%) BDD
8 119 (12.42%) Software Engineering
9 91 (9.50%) E-Commerce
10 89 (9.29%) Multithreading
11 73 (7.62%) OOD
12 72 (7.52%) SOA
12 72 (7.52%) OOP
13 70 (7.31%) ETL
13 70 (7.31%) iOS Development
14 62 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
14 62 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 60 (6.26%) Pair Programming
16 59 (6.16%) SDLC
17 57 (5.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 314 (32.78%) JavaScript
2 301 (31.42%) Java
3 280 (29.23%) SQL
4 278 (29.02%) C#
5 84 (8.77%) Python
6 69 (7.20%) Objective-C
7 59 (6.16%) PHP
8 48 (5.01%) C++
9 47 (4.91%) T-SQL
10 40 (4.18%) PL/SQL
11 30 (3.13%) Scala
12 28 (2.92%) Apple Swift
13 27 (2.82%) Ruby
14 23 (2.40%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.98%) SAS Macro
16 18 (1.88%) XPath
17 16 (1.67%) Groovy
18 15 (1.57%) C
19 13 (1.36%) XAML
19 13 (1.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 69 (7.20%) Degree
3 59 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.52%) ISEB
6 4 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.10%) PMP
8 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.10%) MCP
8 1 (0.10%) MCAD
8 1 (0.10%) MCSD
8 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.32%) QA
2 7 (0.73%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.21%) COREP
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.88%) Docker
3 13 (1.36%) Varnish
4 10 (1.04%) vCloud
5 9 (0.94%) Squid
6 3 (0.31%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.10%) RACF
7 1 (0.10%) IAG
Systems Management
1 32 (3.34%) Puppet
2 16 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.46%) logstash
3 14 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (1.36%) ZABBIX
4 13 (1.36%) Kibana
4 13 (1.36%) Ansible
4 13 (1.36%) Rundeck
5 12 (1.25%) Control-M
6 10 (1.04%) HAProxy
6 10 (1.04%) Salt
7 9 (0.94%) Graphite
8 8 (0.84%) Nagios
9 5 (0.52%) Oozie
10 4 (0.42%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.10%) CA Endevor
12 1 (0.10%) StatsD
12 1 (0.10%) zSecure
Vendors
1 142 (14.82%) Oracle
2 93 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.92%) Apple
4 27 (2.82%) Google
4 27 (2.82%) Greenplum
5 26 (2.71%) VMware
6 25 (2.61%) Sybase
7 24 (2.51%) Twitter
8 21 (2.19%) EPiServer
9 20 (2.09%) Informatica
10 18 (1.88%) Splunk
11 17 (1.77%) SAP
11 17 (1.77%) Cognos
12 16 (1.67%) SOASTA, Inc
13 13 (1.36%) HP
13 13 (1.36%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.15%) Pega
14 11 (1.15%) Sitecore
14 11 (1.15%) Zend
15 10 (1.04%) Atlassian
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Rate: £310 - £350 per annum
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Rate: £390 - £425 per day + competitive
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