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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 129 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 395 562 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.65% 2.25% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.93% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 375 389
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.25%
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
18493 19154 19396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12846 13423 13066
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 215 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 90 £475 +5.55% 45
Canary Wharf +11 3 £450 -7.02%
Hounslow +3 2 - -
Romford - 2 £500 -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 289 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (31.03%) TDD
3 246 (30.30%) HTML
4 233 (28.69%) SQL
5 226 (27.83%) Java
6 224 (27.59%) .NET
7 219 (26.97%) JavaScript
8 217 (26.72%) C#
9 195 (24.01%) CSS
10 191 (23.52%) OO
11 187 (23.03%) Web Services
12 184 (22.66%) Scrum
13 182 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
14 177 (21.80%) MVC
15 174 (21.43%) SQL Server
16 172 (21.18%) Oracle
17 154 (18.97%) Finance
18 135 (16.63%) ASP.NET
19 133 (16.38%) XML
19 133 (16.38%) jQuery
20 126 (15.52%) HTML5
21 115 (14.16%) Banking
22 114 (14.04%) Git (software)
23 109 (13.42%) QA
24 100 (12.32%) Microsoft
25 92 (11.33%) CSS3
26 90 (11.08%) Subversion
26 90 (11.08%) Spring
26 90 (11.08%) Linux
27 85 (10.47%) BDD

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (6.03%) CMS
2 45 (5.54%) Apache
3 35 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 29 (3.57%) Node.js
5 28 (3.45%) IIS
6 23 (2.83%) SharePoint
7 22 (2.71%) Jetty
8 18 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 16 (1.97%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.72%) nginx
11 13 (1.60%) Confluence
12 11 (1.35%) Apache Solr
12 11 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
12 11 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.23%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.62%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.49%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 44 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.74%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.74%) PowerPivot
3 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.49%) MS Office
5 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 28 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 28 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 28 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 26 (3.20%) Oracle Assets
2 26 (3.20%) Oracle Payables
3 17 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (1.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 8 (0.99%) Magento
8 6 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
9 5 (0.62%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.25%) Workday HCM
12 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.11%) PaaS
5 8 (0.99%) SaaS
5 8 (0.99%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.62%) IaaS
7 3 (0.37%) Heroku
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.25%) 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 (4.93%) HTTP
2 26 (3.20%) Internet
3 18 (2.22%) SSL
4 15 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.35%) FTP
6 8 (0.99%) DNS
6 8 (0.99%) DHCP
6 8 (0.99%) IPsec
7 5 (0.62%) SAN
7 5 (0.62%) Intranet
8 2 (0.25%) Extranet
8 2 (0.25%) RTCP
8 2 (0.25%) RTP
8 2 (0.25%) RFID
8 2 (0.25%) GSM
8 2 (0.25%) SMS
8 2 (0.25%) NFC
9 1 (0.12%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.12%) MVNO
9 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (6.65%) Relational Database
3 54 (6.65%) MySQL
3 54 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (6.40%) Oracle Database
5 48 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (2.96%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.59%) Oracle ODI
9 19 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (2.22%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.22%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.60%) Big Data
12 13 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.23%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.11%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 114 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 90 (11.08%) Subversion
3 81 (9.98%) JUnit
4 77 (9.48%) Maven
5 61 (7.51%) Visual Studio
6 59 (7.27%) NUnit
7 55 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (5.42%) TeamCity
9 43 (5.30%) Jenkins
10 40 (4.93%) JIRA
11 38 (4.68%) Selenium
12 28 (3.45%) Jasmine
13 27 (3.33%) Mockito
14 23 (2.83%) PHPUnit
15 22 (2.71%) MSTest
16 21 (2.59%) CruiseControl
16 21 (2.59%) Ant
17 20 (2.46%) jMock
18 19 (2.34%) SpecFlow
19 17 (2.09%) Moq
General
1 154 (18.97%) Finance
2 115 (14.16%) Banking
3 72 (8.87%) Front Office
4 62 (7.64%) Investment Banking
5 34 (4.19%) Retail
6 19 (2.34%) Back Office
6 19 (2.34%) Marketing
7 18 (2.22%) Publishing
8 16 (1.97%) Legal
9 13 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.48%) Advertising
11 10 (1.23%) Games
12 8 (0.99%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.49%) Billing
13 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.37%) Electronics
15 2 (0.25%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 616 (75.86%) Developer
2 114 (14.04%) Senior Developer
3 96 (11.82%) .NET Developer
4 95 (11.70%) Java Developer
5 67 (8.25%) C# Developer
6 42 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
7 39 (4.80%) Web Developer
8 38 (4.68%) Analyst
9 33 (4.06%) PHP Developer
10 30 (3.69%) Consultant
10 30 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (3.20%) Senior .NET Developer
12 25 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (2.71%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (2.34%) Python Developer
15 18 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
15 18 (2.22%) Architect
15 18 (2.22%) iOS Developer
16 17 (2.09%) Android Developer
16 17 (2.09%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (30.30%) HTML
2 224 (27.59%) .NET
3 195 (24.01%) CSS
4 187 (23.03%) Web Services
5 135 (16.63%) ASP.NET
6 133 (16.38%) XML
6 133 (16.38%) jQuery
7 126 (15.52%) HTML5
8 92 (11.33%) CSS3
9 90 (11.08%) Spring
10 83 (10.22%) WCF
11 80 (9.85%) AngularJS
12 79 (9.73%) .NET Framework
12 79 (9.73%) RESTful
13 71 (8.74%) J2EE
14 67 (8.25%) JSON
14 67 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 62 (7.64%) Ajax
16 55 (6.77%) WPF
17 53 (6.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 42 (5.17%) Derivative
3 39 (4.80%) Open Source
4 30 (3.69%) Equities
5 28 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 25 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
8 22 (2.71%) Market Risk
9 16 (1.97%) Credit Risk
10 15 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
10 15 (1.85%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.72%) W3C
12 13 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.48%) Replication
14 10 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 9 (1.11%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.99%) Mathematics
17 7 (0.86%) iPad
17 7 (0.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 90 (11.08%) Linux
2 71 (8.74%) UNIX
2 71 (8.74%) Windows
3 37 (4.56%) Android
4 32 (3.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.25%) zOS
7 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.12%) SmartOS
8 1 (0.12%) Debian
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (31.03%) TDD
3 191 (23.52%) OO
4 184 (22.66%) Scrum
5 182 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
6 177 (21.80%) MVC
7 85 (10.47%) BDD
8 83 (10.22%) Software Engineering
9 81 (9.98%) OOP
10 77 (9.48%) E-Commerce
11 74 (9.11%) Multithreading
12 60 (7.39%) SOA
13 59 (7.27%) Configuration Management
14 57 (7.02%) ETL
15 55 (6.77%) Web Development
16 54 (6.65%) Validation
17 53 (6.53%) Workflow
18 48 (5.91%) Integration Testing
19 45 (5.54%) Migration
20 42 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (28.69%) SQL
2 226 (27.83%) Java
3 219 (26.97%) JavaScript
4 217 (26.72%) C#
5 70 (8.62%) PHP
6 66 (8.13%) Python
7 62 (7.64%) T-SQL
8 43 (5.30%) C++
9 37 (4.56%) PL/SQL
10 25 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 22 (2.71%) Perl
12 19 (2.34%) XAML
13 16 (1.97%) Objective-C
13 16 (1.97%) Scala
14 12 (1.48%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.48%) PHP5
14 12 (1.48%) Ruby
14 12 (1.48%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.35%) VBA
15 11 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (9.36%) Degree
2 19 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (0.74%) MCSD
6 4 (0.49%) MCSE
6 4 (0.49%) MCT
7 3 (0.37%) MCP
7 3 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) MBA
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.25%) MCPD
8 2 (0.25%) ISEB
8 2 (0.25%) ACCA
9 1 (0.12%) PhD
9 1 (0.12%) MCSA
9 1 (0.12%) MCITP
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (13.42%) QA
2 9 (1.11%) WAI
3 3 (0.37%) SLA
3 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) JTAG
4 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.25%) HL7
4 2 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
System Software
1 21 (2.59%) RACF
2 11 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.74%) HDFS
5 5 (0.62%) Xen
6 1 (0.12%) Varnish
6 1 (0.12%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 15 (1.85%) Puppet
2 9 (1.11%) Oozie
2 9 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.25%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.25%) Control-M
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 172 (21.18%) Oracle
2 100 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.06%) Zend
4 22 (2.71%) JBoss
5 16 (1.97%) SAP
6 13 (1.60%) Twitter
7 12 (1.48%) Google
7 12 (1.48%) Informatica
8 11 (1.35%) hybris
9 10 (1.23%) Facebook
10 9 (1.11%) Siebel
10 9 (1.11%) FatWire
11 8 (0.99%) CODA
11 8 (0.99%) VMware
11 8 (0.99%) Teradata
12 7 (0.86%) Talend
13 6 (0.74%) Apple
13 6 (0.74%) IBM
13 6 (0.74%) Business Objects
14 5 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £435.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £405.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: negotiable day rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago