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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 98 122 145
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 467 422 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.06% 1.81% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.31% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 304 227
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
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
17786 18261 17285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.64% 78.17% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12539 13110 11901
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 235 269
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 28 May 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 -7 88 £400 -5.88% 29
Croydon +5 13 £355 +1.42%
Feltham - 6 £398 -
Isleworth - 3 - -
Canary Wharf -11 2 £560 +31.76%
Paddington - 2 £525 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Chiswick +4 1 - -
Uxbridge -4 1 £375 +66.66%
Docklands, London -4 1 £615 +2.50%
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £340 -
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 489 (62.21%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (38.04%) TDD
3 236 (30.03%) .NET
4 235 (29.90%) C#
5 233 (29.64%) JavaScript
6 227 (28.88%) SQL
7 226 (28.75%) Java
8 217 (27.61%) SQL Server
9 216 (27.48%) Scrum
10 209 (26.59%) OO
11 198 (25.19%) HTML
12 184 (23.41%) Continuous Integration
13 163 (20.74%) CSS
14 162 (20.61%) MVC
15 154 (19.59%) Finance
16 147 (18.70%) XML
17 145 (18.45%) Web Services
18 140 (17.81%) Oracle
19 123 (15.65%) Git (software)
20 122 (15.52%) Banking
20 122 (15.52%) .NET Framework
21 121 (15.39%) ASP.NET
22 117 (14.89%) Subversion
23 112 (14.25%) HTML5
24 104 (13.23%) WCF
25 101 (12.85%) jQuery
26 98 (12.47%) Maven
27 91 (11.58%) Security Cleared
28 90 (11.45%) BDD
29 88 (11.20%) AngularJS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 49 (6.23%) Tomcat
2 44 (5.60%) Apache
3 43 (5.47%) CMS
4 24 (3.05%) WebSphere
5 23 (2.93%) Node.js
6 21 (2.67%) Jetty
6 21 (2.67%) JBoss
7 19 (2.42%) Umbraco
8 16 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 16 (2.04%) nginx
9 15 (1.91%) Kentico
9 15 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (1.65%) Confluence
12 12 (1.53%) IIS
12 12 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
12 12 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (1.40%) SAS
14 9 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (1.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 26 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.64%) MS Office
2 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.65%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
4 6 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.51%) SAP EWM
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.51%) SAP MII
5 4 (0.51%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.38%) ACBS
6 3 (0.38%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.13%) Magento
8 1 (0.13%) Aligne
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.89%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.64%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.64%) GitHub
7 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.51%) Office 365
7 4 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.25%) Heroku
9 1 (0.13%) Yammer
9 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.13%) SaaS
9 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.87%) HTTP
2 15 (1.91%) Internet
3 12 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
4 7 (0.89%) IPsec
4 7 (0.89%) DHCP
4 7 (0.89%) FTP
4 7 (0.89%) DNS
5 4 (0.51%) SSL
5 4 (0.51%) Intranet
6 3 (0.38%) AMQP
7 2 (0.25%) LDAP
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.13%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (27.61%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (5.34%) Relational Database
5 40 (5.09%) Oracle Database
6 39 (4.96%) MySQL
7 25 (3.18%) MongoDB
8 24 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (2.93%) RDBMS
10 22 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (2.54%) Star Schema
13 19 (2.42%) NoSQL
14 18 (2.29%) DB2
14 18 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (1.15%) Hadoop
17 9 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 123 (15.65%) Git (software)
2 117 (14.89%) Subversion
3 98 (12.47%) Maven
4 74 (9.41%) JUnit
5 58 (7.38%) JIRA
6 56 (7.12%) Jenkins
7 54 (6.87%) Visual Studio
8 50 (6.36%) NUnit
9 48 (6.11%) TeamCity
10 44 (5.60%) Selenium
11 37 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (4.07%) Jasmine
13 24 (3.05%) Ant
13 24 (3.05%) Grunt
14 22 (2.80%) Eclipse
15 21 (2.67%) Cucumber
15 21 (2.67%) Xcode
16 19 (2.42%) Mockito
17 18 (2.29%) Mocha
18 16 (2.04%) jMock
General
1 154 (19.59%) Finance
2 122 (15.52%) Banking
3 79 (10.05%) Investment Banking
4 69 (8.78%) Front Office
5 19 (2.42%) Back Office
6 17 (2.16%) Publishing
7 14 (1.78%) Retail
8 13 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.15%) Marketing
9 9 (1.15%) Legal
10 8 (1.02%) Law
11 6 (0.76%) Advertising
12 5 (0.64%) Games
13 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.38%) International Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Electronics
14 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 649 (82.57%) Developer
2 108 (13.74%) C# Developer
3 101 (12.85%) .NET Developer
4 95 (12.09%) Java Developer
5 86 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 45 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (4.45%) iOS Developer
8 34 (4.33%) Analyst
9 32 (4.07%) Front-End Developer
9 32 (4.07%) Software Developer
10 31 (3.94%) Consultant
11 29 (3.69%) C++ Developer
12 27 (3.44%) Web Developer
13 26 (3.31%) Python Developer
13 26 (3.31%) SQL Developer
13 26 (3.31%) Android Developer
14 24 (3.05%) ETL Developer
15 21 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
16 20 (2.54%) ASP.NET Developer
16 20 (2.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (30.03%) .NET
2 198 (25.19%) HTML
3 163 (20.74%) CSS
4 147 (18.70%) XML
5 145 (18.45%) Web Services
6 122 (15.52%) .NET Framework
7 121 (15.39%) ASP.NET
8 112 (14.25%) HTML5
9 104 (13.23%) WCF
10 101 (12.85%) jQuery
11 88 (11.20%) AngularJS
12 78 (9.92%) REST
13 76 (9.67%) JSON
14 74 (9.41%) CSS3
15 73 (9.29%) Spring
16 72 (9.16%) RESTful
17 71 (9.03%) SOAP
18 68 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 66 (8.40%) Entity Framework
20 51 (6.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.62%) User Experience
2 44 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.71%) N-Tier
5 36 (4.58%) Derivative
6 35 (4.45%) Fixed Income
7 31 (3.94%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.67%) Data Structures
9 20 (2.54%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.04%) iPhone
11 15 (1.91%) Credit Risk
11 15 (1.91%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
13 12 (1.53%) iPad
14 11 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
14 11 (1.40%) Data Integration
14 11 (1.40%) Hedge funds
15 10 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (10.18%) Linux
2 71 (9.03%) UNIX
3 70 (8.91%) Windows
4 52 (6.62%) Apple iOS
5 37 (4.71%) Android
6 10 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.64%) CentOS
8 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.38%) VMS
10 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.25%) OpenVMS
10 2 (0.25%) AIX
10 2 (0.25%) zOS
10 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (62.21%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (38.04%) TDD
3 216 (27.48%) Scrum
4 209 (26.59%) OO
5 184 (23.41%) Continuous Integration
6 162 (20.61%) MVC
7 90 (11.45%) BDD
8 76 (9.67%) SOA
9 72 (9.16%) E-Commerce
10 71 (9.03%) Software Engineering
11 69 (8.78%) OOD
12 68 (8.65%) Multithreading
13 65 (8.27%) OOP
14 62 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 57 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
16 50 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
17 49 (6.23%) ETL
18 46 (5.85%) SDLC
19 42 (5.34%) Web Development
20 41 (5.22%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 235 (29.90%) C#
2 233 (29.64%) JavaScript
3 227 (28.88%) SQL
4 226 (28.75%) Java
5 63 (8.02%) Python
6 47 (5.98%) C++
7 43 (5.47%) PHP
8 37 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 35 (4.45%) Objective-C
10 31 (3.94%) T-SQL
11 21 (2.67%) Shell Script
12 18 (2.29%) XPath
13 14 (1.78%) Apple Swift
13 14 (1.78%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.65%) Scala
14 13 (1.65%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.53%) VBA
16 10 (1.27%) VB
16 10 (1.27%) Ruby
17 9 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 91 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 71 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 56 (7.12%) Degree
4 12 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.38%) MCPD
7 3 (0.38%) ISEB
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCP
9 1 (0.13%) MCAD
9 1 (0.13%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) HND
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.05%) QA
2 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) WAI
3 1 (0.13%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (1.40%) Varnish
2 9 (1.15%) RACF
3 5 (0.64%) vCloud
3 5 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.51%) Squid
5 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.25%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.13%) Docker
7 1 (0.13%) IAG
Systems Management
1 29 (3.69%) Puppet
2 12 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.40%) Kibana
4 7 (0.89%) Rundeck
4 7 (0.89%) logstash
4 7 (0.89%) ZABBIX
4 7 (0.89%) Control-M
5 6 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.64%) Salt
6 5 (0.64%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.64%) Ansible
7 4 (0.51%) StatsD
8 3 (0.38%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) Graphite
9 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.13%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 140 (17.81%) Oracle
2 59 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.44%) EPiServer
3 27 (3.44%) Sybase
4 25 (3.18%) Greenplum
4 25 (3.18%) Google
4 25 (3.18%) SAP
5 19 (2.42%) Twitter
6 17 (2.16%) Sitecore
7 16 (2.04%) Apple
7 16 (2.04%) Tableau
8 12 (1.53%) VMware
9 11 (1.40%) Zend
9 11 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.40%) Informatica
9 11 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.27%) Netezza
11 9 (1.15%) Hyperion
12 8 (1.02%) Splunk
13 7 (0.89%) Talend
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, fantastic clients and company
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The People Network
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £395.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
South East London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £570 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Anantha
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago