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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 123 133 132
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 411 395 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.85% 1.67% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.14% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 287 227
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.34%
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
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +1 96 £400 - 36
Feltham - 10 £473 - 2
Isleworth - 3 - -
Uxbridge -1 2 £320 +37.63%
Canary Wharf -4 2 £560 -
Docklands, London - 2 £615 - 1
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Croydon -2 1 - - 1
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Hackney - 1 £300 -
Paddington - 1 £500 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 403 (57.57%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (36.00%) TDD
3 209 (29.86%) C#
4 207 (29.57%) Java
5 204 (29.14%) .NET
6 194 (27.71%) JavaScript
7 193 (27.57%) SQL
8 187 (26.71%) OO
9 184 (26.29%) SQL Server
10 178 (25.43%) Scrum
11 170 (24.29%) HTML
12 159 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
13 153 (21.86%) MVC
14 141 (20.14%) XML
15 140 (20.00%) Oracle
16 136 (19.43%) CSS
17 134 (19.14%) Finance
18 131 (18.71%) Web Services
19 110 (15.71%) Banking
20 102 (14.57%) Git (software)
21 101 (14.43%) Subversion
21 101 (14.43%) .NET Framework
21 101 (14.43%) ASP.NET
22 97 (13.86%) jQuery
23 93 (13.29%) HTML5
24 91 (13.00%) WCF
25 84 (12.00%) Maven
25 84 (12.00%) Linux
26 83 (11.86%) AngularJS
27 78 (11.14%) BDD

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (6.14%) Apache
2 38 (5.43%) CMS
3 36 (5.14%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.71%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.57%) Node.js
6 17 (2.43%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.86%) Kentico
7 13 (1.86%) JBoss
8 12 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (1.71%) Jetty
8 12 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (1.57%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.43%) IIS
11 9 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.29%) MQSeries
12 8 (1.14%) nginx
12 8 (1.14%) Confluence
13 7 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 20 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) DOC1
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.86%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.86%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.57%) SAP EWM
4 4 (0.57%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.29%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.29%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Aligne
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.71%) GitHub
6 5 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.57%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.29%) Heroku
8 2 (0.29%) Office 365
8 2 (0.29%) SaaS
8 2 (0.29%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Joyent
9 1 (0.14%) Yammer
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.00%) HTTP
2 10 (1.43%) Internet
3 8 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.57%) DNS
4 4 (0.57%) DHCP
4 4 (0.57%) FTP
4 4 (0.57%) IPsec
4 4 (0.57%) AMQP
5 2 (0.29%) SSL
5 2 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.14%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.14%) LDAP
6 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (26.29%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 40 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (3.57%) MySQL
7 23 (3.29%) RDBMS
8 20 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (2.57%) MongoDB
10 17 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (2.29%) DB2
12 14 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (2.00%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.57%) Big Data
15 9 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 102 (14.57%) Git (software)
2 101 (14.43%) Subversion
3 84 (12.00%) Maven
4 72 (10.29%) JUnit
5 62 (8.86%) JIRA
6 50 (7.14%) TeamCity
6 50 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 42 (6.00%) NUnit
8 34 (4.86%) Jenkins
9 31 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (3.86%) Selenium
11 26 (3.71%) Ant
12 25 (3.57%) Mockito
13 22 (3.14%) Eclipse
14 21 (3.00%) jMock
15 20 (2.86%) Cucumber
16 19 (2.71%) Android Studio
17 15 (2.14%) MSTest
17 15 (2.14%) Jasmine
17 15 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 134 (19.14%) Finance
2 110 (15.71%) Banking
3 73 (10.43%) Investment Banking
4 58 (8.29%) Front Office
5 19 (2.71%) Back Office
6 12 (1.71%) Retail
7 11 (1.57%) Marketing
7 11 (1.57%) Advertising
7 11 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.29%) Publishing
9 6 (0.86%) Games
9 6 (0.86%) Legal
10 5 (0.71%) Law
11 3 (0.43%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.43%) International Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 584 (83.43%) Developer
2 95 (13.57%) C# Developer
3 94 (13.43%) .NET Developer
4 92 (13.14%) Senior Developer
5 89 (12.71%) Java Developer
6 40 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (4.43%) Analyst
8 30 (4.29%) Software Developer
9 29 (4.14%) Android Developer
10 28 (4.00%) iOS Developer
10 28 (4.00%) Consultant
11 27 (3.86%) Python Developer
12 25 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
12 25 (3.57%) C++ Developer
13 23 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (3.00%) Web Developer
14 21 (3.00%) SQL Developer
15 20 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (2.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 18 (2.57%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (29.14%) .NET
2 170 (24.29%) HTML
3 141 (20.14%) XML
4 136 (19.43%) CSS
5 131 (18.71%) Web Services
6 101 (14.43%) .NET Framework
6 101 (14.43%) ASP.NET
7 97 (13.86%) jQuery
8 93 (13.29%) HTML5
9 91 (13.00%) WCF
10 83 (11.86%) AngularJS
11 71 (10.14%) RESTful
12 69 (9.86%) JSON
13 68 (9.71%) Spring
14 64 (9.14%) SOAP
14 64 (9.14%) REST
15 61 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (8.43%) CSS3
17 56 (8.00%) Entity Framework
18 48 (6.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.29%) User Experience
2 41 (5.86%) Derivative
3 39 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 36 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (4.71%) N-Tier
6 29 (4.14%) Fixed Income
7 24 (3.43%) Mobile App
8 23 (3.29%) Management Information System
9 21 (3.00%) Data Structures
9 21 (3.00%) Open Source
10 19 (2.71%) Algorithms
11 16 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
12 15 (2.14%) Credit Risk
13 14 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
14 13 (1.86%) Data Integration
15 11 (1.57%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.57%) iPad
16 10 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (1.43%) iPhone
17 9 (1.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 84 (12.00%) Linux
2 68 (9.71%) UNIX
3 46 (6.57%) Windows
4 40 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 35 (5.00%) Android
6 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.57%) AIX
7 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.43%) zOS
8 3 (0.43%) VMS
8 3 (0.43%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (57.57%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (36.00%) TDD
3 187 (26.71%) OO
4 178 (25.43%) Scrum
5 159 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
6 153 (21.86%) MVC
7 78 (11.14%) BDD
8 70 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 66 (9.43%) OOP
9 66 (9.43%) SOA
9 66 (9.43%) Multithreading
10 65 (9.29%) OOD
11 62 (8.86%) Software Engineering
12 54 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (5.29%) Workflow
14 33 (4.71%) Mentoring
15 32 (4.57%) Android Development
15 32 (4.57%) iOS Development
15 32 (4.57%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (4.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 209 (29.86%) C#
2 207 (29.57%) Java
3 194 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 193 (27.57%) SQL
5 58 (8.29%) Python
6 44 (6.29%) PHP
7 42 (6.00%) C++
8 38 (5.43%) PL/SQL
9 31 (4.43%) T-SQL
10 29 (4.14%) Objective-C
11 24 (3.43%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.71%) XPath
13 16 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 15 (2.14%) Scala
15 13 (1.86%) Ruby
15 13 (1.86%) VBA
16 12 (1.71%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.71%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.57%) C
18 9 (1.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 52 (7.43%) Degree
3 45 (6.43%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.57%) ISEB
6 4 (0.57%) MCPD
6 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.14%) MCP
8 1 (0.14%) MCAD
8 1 (0.14%) MCSD
8 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.14%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.14%) GxP
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (2.43%) RACF
2 7 (1.00%) Varnish
3 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 21 (3.00%) Puppet
2 9 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.86%) Kibana
4 5 (0.71%) StatsD
5 4 (0.57%) Control-M
5 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.43%) Oozie
7 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 140 (20.00%) Oracle
2 49 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.86%) Sybase
4 27 (3.86%) Google
5 24 (3.43%) SAP
6 20 (2.86%) EPiServer
7 16 (2.29%) Tableau
8 15 (2.14%) Sitecore
9 13 (1.86%) Apple
10 11 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.43%) Greenplum
11 10 (1.43%) Twitter
12 8 (1.14%) ATG
13 7 (1.00%) hybris
13 7 (1.00%) Talend
13 7 (1.00%) Telerik
13 7 (1.00%) Netezza
13 7 (1.00%) Informatica
14 6 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.86%) Zend
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: Yesterday
Docklands
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £395.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £345.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £630 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago