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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 124 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 413 566 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.70% 2.23% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.89% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 379 388
Average daily rate
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£433 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £49.00 £59.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% +90.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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
18791 19557 19479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.57% 77.01% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13104 13695 13102
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 236 364
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +9 101 £470 +4.44% 50
Canary Wharf +13 4 £475 -1.85%
Hounslow +3 2 - -
Romford - 1 £550 -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 300 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (30.48%) TDD
3 253 (30.12%) HTML
4 239 (28.45%) Java
5 235 (27.98%) SQL
6 231 (27.50%) JavaScript
7 227 (27.02%) .NET
8 220 (26.19%) C#
9 209 (24.88%) CSS
10 196 (23.33%) Web Services
11 193 (22.98%) OO
12 190 (22.62%) Scrum
13 189 (22.50%) MVC
14 187 (22.26%) Continuous Integration
15 175 (20.83%) Oracle
15 175 (20.83%) SQL Server
16 158 (18.81%) Finance
17 137 (16.31%) ASP.NET
18 135 (16.07%) XML
18 135 (16.07%) jQuery
19 132 (15.71%) HTML5
20 118 (14.05%) Banking
21 114 (13.57%) Git (software)
22 111 (13.21%) QA
23 101 (12.02%) Microsoft
24 97 (11.55%) CSS3
25 93 (11.07%) Spring
26 92 (10.95%) Subversion
27 91 (10.83%) Linux
28 88 (10.48%) BDD

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 50 (5.95%) CMS
2 46 (5.48%) Apache
3 35 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 32 (3.81%) Node.js
5 29 (3.45%) IIS
6 24 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 23 (2.74%) WebSphere
8 22 (2.62%) Jetty
9 18 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
10 14 (1.67%) nginx
10 14 (1.67%) Confluence
11 11 (1.31%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
11 11 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.71%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.48%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.48%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 45 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.83%) PowerPivot
3 6 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.48%) MS Office
6 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.36%) MS Project
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 28 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 28 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 28 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 26 (3.10%) Oracle Assets
2 26 (3.10%) Oracle Payables
3 17 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (1.07%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 8 (0.95%) Magento
8 6 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
9 5 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.60%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.60%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.60%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.07%) PaaS
5 8 (0.95%) SaaS
5 8 (0.95%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.60%) IaaS
7 3 (0.36%) Heroku
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.24%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.76%) HTTP
2 26 (3.10%) Internet
3 18 (2.14%) SSL
4 15 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.31%) FTP
6 8 (0.95%) DNS
6 8 (0.95%) DHCP
6 8 (0.95%) IPsec
7 6 (0.71%) SAN
8 5 (0.60%) Intranet
9 2 (0.24%) Extranet
9 2 (0.24%) RTCP
9 2 (0.24%) RTP
9 2 (0.24%) RFID
9 2 (0.24%) GSM
9 2 (0.24%) SMS
9 2 (0.24%) NFC
10 1 (0.12%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.12%) MVNO
10 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (6.67%) MySQL
4 54 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (6.43%) Oracle Database
4 54 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 48 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
9 20 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (2.26%) Hadoop
11 17 (2.02%) NoSQL
12 16 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (1.67%) Big Data
14 12 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (1.19%) Apache Hive
16 9 (1.07%) MongoDB
16 9 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 114 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 92 (10.95%) Subversion
3 84 (10.00%) JUnit
4 80 (9.52%) Maven
5 63 (7.50%) Visual Studio
6 60 (7.14%) NUnit
7 56 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (5.48%) TeamCity
9 44 (5.24%) Jenkins
10 42 (5.00%) JIRA
11 39 (4.64%) Selenium
12 30 (3.57%) Jasmine
13 29 (3.45%) Mockito
14 23 (2.74%) PHPUnit
15 22 (2.62%) MSTest
15 22 (2.62%) CruiseControl
16 21 (2.50%) Ant
17 20 (2.38%) jMock
18 19 (2.26%) SpecFlow
19 17 (2.02%) Moq
General
1 158 (18.81%) Finance
2 118 (14.05%) Banking
3 74 (8.81%) Front Office
4 62 (7.38%) Investment Banking
5 36 (4.29%) Retail
6 20 (2.38%) Marketing
7 19 (2.26%) Back Office
8 18 (2.14%) Legal
8 18 (2.14%) Publishing
9 14 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.43%) Advertising
11 11 (1.31%) Games
12 8 (0.95%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.48%) Billing
13 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.36%) Electronics
15 2 (0.24%) Law
15 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 639 (76.07%) Developer
2 118 (14.05%) Senior Developer
3 96 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 95 (11.31%) Java Developer
5 68 (8.10%) C# Developer
6 46 (5.48%) Front-End Developer
7 40 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 38 (4.52%) Analyst
9 32 (3.81%) PHP Developer
10 31 (3.69%) Consultant
11 30 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (3.10%) Senior .NET Developer
12 26 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (2.62%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (2.26%) Python Developer
15 18 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 18 (2.14%) Architect
15 18 (2.14%) iOS Developer
16 17 (2.02%) Android Developer
16 17 (2.02%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (30.12%) HTML
2 227 (27.02%) .NET
3 209 (24.88%) CSS
4 196 (23.33%) Web Services
5 137 (16.31%) ASP.NET
6 135 (16.07%) XML
6 135 (16.07%) jQuery
7 132 (15.71%) HTML5
8 97 (11.55%) CSS3
9 93 (11.07%) Spring
10 85 (10.12%) WCF
11 83 (9.88%) AngularJS
12 81 (9.64%) RESTful
12 81 (9.64%) J2EE
13 79 (9.40%) .NET Framework
14 69 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 67 (7.98%) JSON
16 65 (7.74%) Ajax
17 55 (6.55%) WPF
17 55 (6.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 43 (5.12%) Derivative
3 40 (4.76%) Open Source
4 30 (3.57%) Equities
5 29 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 25 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
7 23 (2.74%) Market Risk
8 17 (2.02%) Credit Risk
9 15 (1.79%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
9 15 (1.79%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.67%) W3C
11 13 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.31%) Replication
13 10 (1.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 9 (1.07%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.95%) Mathematics
16 7 (0.83%) iPad
16 7 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 91 (10.83%) Linux
2 73 (8.69%) UNIX
3 71 (8.45%) Windows
4 38 (4.52%) Android
5 33 (3.93%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.36%) zOS
7 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.24%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.12%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (30.48%) TDD
3 193 (22.98%) OO
4 190 (22.62%) Scrum
5 189 (22.50%) MVC
6 187 (22.26%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (10.48%) BDD
8 87 (10.36%) E-Commerce
9 86 (10.24%) OOP
10 84 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 76 (9.05%) Multithreading
12 61 (7.26%) SOA
13 59 (7.02%) ETL
13 59 (7.02%) Configuration Management
14 58 (6.90%) Web Development
15 57 (6.79%) Integration Testing
16 56 (6.67%) Validation
17 53 (6.31%) Workflow
18 45 (5.36%) Migration
19 43 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 239 (28.45%) Java
2 235 (27.98%) SQL
3 231 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 220 (26.19%) C#
5 70 (8.33%) PHP
5 70 (8.33%) Python
6 62 (7.38%) T-SQL
7 43 (5.12%) C++
8 37 (4.40%) PL/SQL
9 25 (2.98%) Shell Script
10 22 (2.62%) Perl
11 19 (2.26%) XAML
12 16 (1.90%) Objective-C
12 16 (1.90%) Scala
13 13 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.43%) PHP5
14 12 (1.43%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.31%) VBA
15 11 (1.31%) C
15 11 (1.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (8.93%) Degree
2 19 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (0.71%) MCSD
6 4 (0.48%) MCSE
6 4 (0.48%) MCT
7 3 (0.36%) MCP
7 3 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.36%) MBA
8 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.24%) MCPD
8 2 (0.24%) ISEB
8 2 (0.24%) ACCA
9 1 (0.12%) PhD
9 1 (0.12%) MCSA
9 1 (0.12%) MCITP
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (13.21%) QA
2 9 (1.07%) WAI
3 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.36%) SLA
5 2 (0.24%) HL7
5 2 (0.24%) JTAG
5 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
System Software
1 22 (2.62%) RACF
2 12 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.71%) HDFS
5 5 (0.60%) Xen
6 1 (0.12%) Varnish
6 1 (0.12%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 15 (1.79%) Puppet
2 10 (1.19%) Oozie
3 9 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.24%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.24%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) Nagios
7 1 (0.12%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.12%) Ansible
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 175 (20.83%) Oracle
2 101 (12.02%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.93%) Zend
4 21 (2.50%) SAP
4 21 (2.50%) JBoss
5 14 (1.67%) IBM
6 13 (1.55%) Twitter
7 12 (1.43%) hybris
7 12 (1.43%) Google
7 12 (1.43%) Informatica
8 10 (1.19%) Facebook
9 9 (1.07%) Siebel
9 9 (1.07%) FatWire
10 8 (0.95%) VMware
10 8 (0.95%) Teradata
10 8 (0.95%) CODA
11 7 (0.83%) Talend
12 6 (0.71%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 6 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.71%) Apple
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £325 - £425 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £435.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago