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 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 99 117 124
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 502 411 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.15% 1.79% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.27% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 301 254
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 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 3 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 -2 99 £411 -8.61% 41
Croydon - 21 £450 -
Paddington - 6 £525 -
Isleworth - 3 - -
Feltham - 3 £398 -
Docklands, London -3 2 £615 +2.50%
Canary Wharf -13 2 £560 +21.08%
Hounslow - 2 - -
Uxbridge -1 1 £375 +66.66%
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £340 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 539 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (38.80%) TDD
3 271 (31.29%) JavaScript
4 265 (30.60%) C#
5 260 (30.02%) SQL
6 258 (29.79%) .NET
7 252 (29.10%) Java
8 240 (27.71%) SQL Server
9 228 (26.33%) HTML
10 214 (24.71%) OO
10 214 (24.71%) Scrum
11 206 (23.79%) Continuous Integration
12 188 (21.71%) CSS
13 187 (21.59%) Finance
14 176 (20.32%) MVC
15 150 (17.32%) Web Services
16 148 (17.09%) Oracle
17 147 (16.97%) XML
18 146 (16.86%) ASP.NET
19 145 (16.74%) Git (software)
20 143 (16.51%) Banking
21 136 (15.70%) .NET Framework
22 132 (15.24%) HTML5
23 127 (14.67%) Subversion
24 124 (14.32%) jQuery
25 113 (13.05%) WCF
26 109 (12.59%) Maven
27 107 (12.36%) BDD
28 105 (12.12%) AngularJS
29 104 (12.01%) Security Cleared

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 61 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 49 (5.66%) CMS
3 39 (4.50%) Apache
4 29 (3.35%) WebSphere
4 29 (3.35%) Jetty
5 26 (3.00%) Node.js
6 20 (2.31%) Umbraco
6 20 (2.31%) JBoss
6 20 (2.31%) SAS
7 19 (2.19%) IIS
8 18 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 17 (1.96%) nginx
10 15 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (1.62%) SharePoint
11 14 (1.62%) Confluence
11 14 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 13 (1.50%) Kentico
13 11 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
13 11 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 31 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.69%) MS Office
3 5 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.50%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.58%) Summit
6 4 (0.46%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.35%) ACBS
8 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.23%) Magento
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.12%) Agresso
9 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 30 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.81%) Google App Engine
4 7 (0.81%) Office 365
4 7 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.69%) GitHub
6 5 (0.58%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.23%) Heroku
10 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.12%) Yammer
10 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) SaaS
10 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.00%) HTTP
2 17 (1.96%) Internet
3 16 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.92%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (0.81%) IPsec
5 7 (0.81%) DNS
5 7 (0.81%) DHCP
5 7 (0.81%) FTP
6 3 (0.35%) LDAP
6 3 (0.35%) AMQP
6 3 (0.35%) Intranet
7 2 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.12%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 60 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (4.85%) Oracle Database
5 41 (4.73%) MySQL
6 34 (3.93%) Relational Database
7 27 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 25 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (2.77%) NoSQL
11 21 (2.42%) Star Schema
12 19 (2.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 19 (2.19%) Base SAS
13 18 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (1.73%) DB2
16 14 (1.62%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 145 (16.74%) Git (software)
2 127 (14.67%) Subversion
3 109 (12.59%) Maven
4 78 (9.01%) JUnit
5 76 (8.78%) Jenkins
6 69 (7.97%) Visual Studio
7 58 (6.70%) NUnit
7 58 (6.70%) JIRA
8 55 (6.35%) TeamCity
9 53 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 45 (5.20%) Selenium
11 40 (4.62%) Jasmine
12 28 (3.23%) Grunt
12 28 (3.23%) Ant
13 26 (3.00%) Xcode
14 23 (2.66%) Mockito
15 22 (2.54%) Cucumber
16 21 (2.42%) Mocha
17 20 (2.31%) Hudson
18 19 (2.19%) JMeter
General
1 187 (21.59%) Finance
2 143 (16.51%) Banking
3 89 (10.28%) Investment Banking
4 85 (9.82%) Front Office
5 30 (3.46%) Publishing
6 17 (1.96%) Back Office
7 16 (1.85%) Retail
8 14 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.39%) Legal
10 9 (1.04%) Law
10 9 (1.04%) Marketing
11 6 (0.69%) Advertising
12 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.46%) Games
13 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.35%) Electronics
13 3 (0.35%) International Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 722 (83.37%) Developer
2 127 (14.67%) C# Developer
3 111 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 106 (12.24%) Java Developer
5 90 (10.39%) Senior Developer
6 55 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 49 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
8 38 (4.39%) iOS Developer
9 37 (4.27%) Web Developer
10 35 (4.04%) Analyst
11 33 (3.81%) ETL Developer
12 30 (3.46%) C++ Developer
13 29 (3.35%) ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (3.35%) Python Developer
13 29 (3.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (3.23%) SQL Developer
14 28 (3.23%) Consultant
15 27 (3.12%) Software Developer
16 25 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
17 24 (2.77%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (29.79%) .NET
2 228 (26.33%) HTML
3 188 (21.71%) CSS
4 150 (17.32%) Web Services
5 147 (16.97%) XML
6 146 (16.86%) ASP.NET
7 136 (15.70%) .NET Framework
8 132 (15.24%) HTML5
9 124 (14.32%) jQuery
10 113 (13.05%) WCF
11 105 (12.12%) AngularJS
12 87 (10.05%) REST
12 87 (10.05%) CSS3
13 82 (9.47%) JSON
14 81 (9.35%) Spring
15 79 (9.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 75 (8.66%) Entity Framework
17 70 (8.08%) SOAP
18 65 (7.51%) RESTful
19 59 (6.81%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.47%) User Experience
2 44 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.73%) N-Tier
4 39 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 38 (4.39%) Derivative
6 37 (4.27%) Fixed Income
7 30 (3.46%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.89%) Data Structures
9 20 (2.31%) Algorithms
9 20 (2.31%) Credit Risk
9 20 (2.31%) iPhone
10 16 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.73%) iPad
12 14 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.27%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (1.27%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.15%) Replication
14 10 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.74%) Windows
2 87 (10.05%) Linux
3 80 (9.24%) UNIX
4 54 (6.24%) Apple iOS
5 36 (4.16%) Android
6 10 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.69%) AIX
8 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.58%) CentOS
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (38.80%) TDD
3 214 (24.71%) Scrum
3 214 (24.71%) OO
4 206 (23.79%) Continuous Integration
5 176 (20.32%) MVC
6 107 (12.36%) BDD
7 94 (10.85%) Software Engineering
8 86 (9.93%) E-Commerce
9 74 (8.55%) OOD
10 73 (8.43%) Requirements Analysis
11 70 (8.08%) SOA
11 70 (8.08%) Multithreading
12 67 (7.74%) Performance Tuning
13 66 (7.62%) ETL
14 61 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
15 59 (6.81%) OOP
16 56 (6.47%) SDLC
17 45 (5.20%) Automated Testing
18 44 (5.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 271 (31.29%) JavaScript
2 265 (30.60%) C#
3 260 (30.02%) SQL
4 252 (29.10%) Java
5 72 (8.31%) Python
6 51 (5.89%) C++
7 44 (5.08%) PHP
8 41 (4.73%) T-SQL
8 41 (4.73%) Objective-C
9 39 (4.50%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.54%) Scala
11 20 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.19%) SAS Macro
13 17 (1.96%) XPath
14 16 (1.85%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.62%) Apple Swift
15 14 (1.62%) Ruby
16 13 (1.50%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.39%) VB
18 9 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 104 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 86 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 49 (5.66%) Degree
4 18 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.46%) ISEB
6 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.35%) MCPD
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.12%) MCP
8 1 (0.12%) MCAD
8 1 (0.12%) MCSD
8 1 (0.12%) HND
8 1 (0.12%) PhD
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.58%) QA
2 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) GxP
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.15%) Varnish
3 6 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.69%) RACF
4 5 (0.58%) vCloud
4 5 (0.58%) Docker
5 4 (0.46%) Squid
6 3 (0.35%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) IAG
Systems Management
1 33 (3.81%) Puppet
2 12 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.27%) Kibana
3 11 (1.27%) Control-M
4 9 (1.04%) logstash
5 8 (0.92%) ZABBIX
5 8 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.92%) Rundeck
6 7 (0.81%) Nagios
7 5 (0.58%) Salt
7 5 (0.58%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.58%) Ansible
8 4 (0.46%) StatsD
8 4 (0.46%) Graphite
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.12%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 148 (17.09%) Oracle
2 71 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.16%) Greenplum
4 29 (3.35%) Sybase
5 27 (3.12%) EPiServer
6 22 (2.54%) Google
7 20 (2.31%) Twitter
8 18 (2.08%) Sitecore
8 18 (2.08%) Apple
9 17 (1.96%) SAP
10 16 (1.85%) Tableau
11 13 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.50%) VMware
12 12 (1.39%) Splunk
13 11 (1.27%) Zend
13 11 (1.27%) Informatica
13 11 (1.27%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.04%) Hyperion
14 9 (1.04%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.92%) Cognos
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £380 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + immediate start
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £290.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £430 - 460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago