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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 97 133 104
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -29
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 506 407 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.16% 1.73% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.19% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 292 334
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 £333 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 102 £475 +5.55% 39
Croydon - 23 £450 -
Paddington - 6 £525 -
Bromley - 3 £500 -
Hounslow 0 2 - -
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Docklands, London -5 1 £615 +2.50%
Westminster - 1 £340 -
Hammersmith - 1 £345 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 574 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (37.22%) TDD
3 295 (31.28%) JavaScript
4 294 (31.18%) C#
5 284 (30.12%) .NET
6 281 (29.80%) SQL
7 272 (28.84%) Java
8 259 (27.47%) HTML
9 250 (26.51%) SQL Server
10 222 (23.54%) CSS
11 216 (22.91%) OO
12 211 (22.38%) Scrum
13 207 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
14 206 (21.85%) Finance
15 181 (19.19%) MVC
16 178 (18.88%) Git (software)
17 174 (18.45%) Web Services
18 162 (17.18%) ASP.NET
19 161 (17.07%) Oracle
20 157 (16.65%) Banking
21 153 (16.22%) HTML5
22 151 (16.01%) XML
23 148 (15.69%) jQuery
24 146 (15.48%) .NET Framework
25 141 (14.95%) Subversion
26 126 (13.36%) AngularJS
27 122 (12.94%) WCF
28 117 (12.41%) BDD
29 115 (12.20%) Maven
29 115 (12.20%) REST

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (7.85%) Tomcat
2 48 (5.09%) CMS
3 47 (4.98%) Apache
4 42 (4.45%) Node.js
5 41 (4.35%) Jetty
6 33 (3.50%) WebSphere
7 29 (3.08%) JBoss
8 25 (2.65%) SharePoint
9 24 (2.55%) WebLogic
10 21 (2.23%) SAS
11 20 (2.12%) IIS
11 20 (2.12%) nginx
12 19 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (1.80%) Umbraco
13 17 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (1.70%) Confluence
15 13 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
15 13 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 37 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.21%) MS Office
5 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.38%) Oracle 11i
2 10 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
5 6 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.64%) Summit
6 4 (0.42%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.42%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.32%) ACBS
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.11%) Agresso
9 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.59%) Office 365
4 13 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.85%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.74%) GitHub
7 7 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.74%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.32%) SaaS
10 2 (0.21%) Heroku
11 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.11%) Yammer
11 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.10%) HTTP
2 23 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.33%) Internet
4 11 (1.17%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (0.74%) DHCP
5 7 (0.74%) FTP
5 7 (0.74%) IPsec
5 7 (0.74%) DNS
6 3 (0.32%) LDAP
6 3 (0.32%) Intranet
7 2 (0.21%) LAN
7 2 (0.21%) WAN
7 2 (0.21%) SMTP
7 2 (0.21%) SSL
7 2 (0.21%) SSH
7 2 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.21%) AMQP
8 1 (0.11%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 69 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (5.41%) MySQL
6 46 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 37 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 31 (3.29%) MongoDB
9 30 (3.18%) NoSQL
10 29 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 24 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (2.23%) Star Schema
14 20 (2.12%) Base SAS
15 19 (2.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 19 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (1.70%) RDBMS
18 15 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 178 (18.88%) Git (software)
2 141 (14.95%) Subversion
3 115 (12.20%) Maven
4 93 (9.86%) Jenkins
5 83 (8.80%) JUnit
6 80 (8.48%) Visual Studio
7 65 (6.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 61 (6.47%) JIRA
9 60 (6.36%) NUnit
10 54 (5.73%) Selenium
11 51 (5.41%) TeamCity
12 48 (5.09%) Jasmine
13 34 (3.61%) Xcode
14 33 (3.50%) Grunt
15 31 (3.29%) Cucumber
16 30 (3.18%) Gradle
17 29 (3.08%) JMeter
18 28 (2.97%) Mockito
19 26 (2.76%) Mocha
20 25 (2.65%) Ant
General
1 206 (21.85%) Finance
2 157 (16.65%) Banking
3 103 (10.92%) Front Office
4 91 (9.65%) Investment Banking
5 37 (3.92%) Publishing
6 16 (1.70%) Back Office
7 15 (1.59%) Retail
8 14 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.27%) Legal
10 10 (1.06%) Law
11 8 (0.85%) Advertising
11 8 (0.85%) Marketing
12 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.42%) Games
13 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.32%) Electronics
13 3 (0.32%) International Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 783 (83.03%) Developer
2 133 (14.10%) C# Developer
3 124 (13.15%) Java Developer
4 116 (12.30%) Senior Developer
5 109 (11.56%) .NET Developer
6 58 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
7 56 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 42 (4.45%) iOS Developer
9 36 (3.82%) Web Developer
10 35 (3.71%) Analyst
11 33 (3.50%) ETL Developer
12 30 (3.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (3.08%) Lead Developer
14 28 (2.97%) C++ Developer
14 28 (2.97%) ASP.NET Developer
15 27 (2.86%) Software Developer
16 26 (2.76%) Architect
16 26 (2.76%) SQL Developer
16 26 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
17 25 (2.65%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (30.12%) .NET
2 259 (27.47%) HTML
3 222 (23.54%) CSS
4 174 (18.45%) Web Services
5 162 (17.18%) ASP.NET
6 153 (16.22%) HTML5
7 151 (16.01%) XML
8 148 (15.69%) jQuery
9 146 (15.48%) .NET Framework
10 126 (13.36%) AngularJS
11 122 (12.94%) WCF
12 115 (12.20%) REST
13 106 (11.24%) CSS3
13 106 (11.24%) JSON
14 97 (10.29%) Spring
15 89 (9.44%) SOAP
16 82 (8.70%) Entity Framework
17 77 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC
18 73 (7.74%) WPF
19 66 (7.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.83%) User Experience
2 53 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.51%) Derivative
4 43 (4.56%) Fixed Income
5 39 (4.14%) N-Tier
6 37 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 32 (3.39%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.97%) Credit Risk
9 27 (2.86%) iPhone
10 25 (2.65%) Algorithms
11 24 (2.55%) Data Structures
12 23 (2.44%) iPad
12 23 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (1.38%) Mathematics
14 13 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
15 12 (1.27%) Data Integration
16 11 (1.17%) Market Risk
16 11 (1.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 98 (10.39%) Windows
2 89 (9.44%) UNIX
3 83 (8.80%) Linux
4 71 (7.53%) Apple iOS
5 48 (5.09%) Android
6 12 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.85%) CentOS
8 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.74%) AIX
9 6 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.32%) VMS
11 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.11%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (37.22%) TDD
3 216 (22.91%) OO
4 211 (22.38%) Scrum
5 207 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
6 181 (19.19%) MVC
7 117 (12.41%) BDD
8 108 (11.45%) Software Engineering
9 89 (9.44%) E-Commerce
10 85 (9.01%) Multithreading
11 77 (8.17%) SOA
12 73 (7.74%) Requirements Analysis
13 70 (7.42%) ETL
14 69 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
15 66 (7.00%) OOP
16 63 (6.68%) OOD
16 63 (6.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 60 (6.36%) SDLC
18 57 (6.04%) iOS Development
19 48 (5.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 295 (31.28%) JavaScript
2 294 (31.18%) C#
3 281 (29.80%) SQL
4 272 (28.84%) Java
5 80 (8.48%) Python
6 59 (6.26%) C++
7 52 (5.51%) Objective-C
8 47 (4.98%) PHP
9 43 (4.56%) T-SQL
10 42 (4.45%) PL/SQL
11 28 (2.97%) Scala
12 22 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.12%) Ruby
13 20 (2.12%) Apple Swift
14 19 (2.01%) SAS Macro
15 17 (1.80%) XPath
16 16 (1.70%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.48%) C
18 13 (1.38%) VB.NET
19 12 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (11.13%) Security Cleared
2 86 (9.12%) SC Cleared
3 53 (5.62%) Degree
4 18 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.64%) ISEB
7 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.21%) MCPD
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.11%) MCAD
10 1 (0.11%) MCSD
10 1 (0.11%) HND
10 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.92%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) COREP
4 1 (0.11%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 18 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.27%) Docker
4 11 (1.17%) Varnish
5 8 (0.85%) vCloud
6 7 (0.74%) Squid
7 3 (0.32%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.21%) RACF
9 1 (0.11%) IAG
Systems Management
1 33 (3.50%) Puppet
2 14 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.38%) Control-M
4 12 (1.27%) logstash
4 12 (1.27%) Kibana
5 11 (1.17%) Rundeck
5 11 (1.17%) ZABBIX
6 10 (1.06%) Ansible
7 9 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.85%) Graphite
8 8 (0.85%) Salt
8 8 (0.85%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.74%) Nagios
10 3 (0.32%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.21%) StatsD
11 2 (0.21%) zSecure
12 1 (0.11%) CA Endevor
12 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 161 (17.07%) Oracle
2 80 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.82%) Greenplum
4 29 (3.08%) Sybase
5 24 (2.55%) EPiServer
6 23 (2.44%) Twitter
7 21 (2.23%) Apple
7 21 (2.23%) Google
8 19 (2.01%) VMware
8 19 (2.01%) Informatica
9 18 (1.91%) SAP
10 16 (1.70%) Splunk
10 16 (1.70%) Tableau
11 14 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.38%) Sitecore
13 12 (1.27%) SOASTA, Inc
14 11 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.17%) Cognos
15 10 (1.06%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.95%) Pega
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Rate: + per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £45 - 50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago