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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 148 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 319 368 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.50% 1.69% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.16% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 256 225
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 81 £425 +6.25% 42
Feltham - 7 £473 - 3
Docklands, London +7 2 £615 +13.88% 1
Croydon -5 1 £325 -23.52%
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 354 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (32.55%) Java
3 200 (29.46%) JavaScript
4 196 (28.87%) TDD
5 191 (28.13%) HTML
6 175 (25.77%) OO
7 163 (24.01%) CSS
8 155 (22.83%) SQL
9 153 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
10 149 (21.94%) Scrum
11 145 (21.35%) Web Services
12 143 (21.06%) .NET
13 139 (20.47%) SQL Server
14 136 (20.03%) C#
15 134 (19.73%) MVC
16 128 (18.85%) Oracle
17 126 (18.56%) Finance
18 112 (16.49%) Banking
19 107 (15.76%) XML
20 102 (15.02%) HTML5
21 98 (14.43%) jQuery
22 94 (13.84%) Git (software)
23 92 (13.55%) Maven
24 89 (13.11%) Linux
25 88 (12.96%) Spring
26 87 (12.81%) Subversion
27 86 (12.67%) E-Commerce
28 84 (12.37%) JUnit
29 82 (12.08%) UNIX
30 74 (10.90%) AngularJS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (7.51%) Apache
2 44 (6.48%) Tomcat
3 25 (3.68%) CMS
4 23 (3.39%) Node.js
5 20 (2.95%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.77%) Jetty
7 11 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (1.33%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.33%) Confluence
9 8 (1.18%) Kentico
9 8 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (1.18%) JBoss
10 7 (1.03%) IIS
10 7 (1.03%) CICS
10 7 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.77%) MS Office
3 4 (0.59%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) DOC1
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.03%) Summit
2 7 (1.03%) Magento
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.74%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.59%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.59%) SAP MII
5 4 (0.59%) SAP EWM
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.29%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.15%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) PaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Heroku
5 2 (0.29%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) Joyent
6 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.33%) HTTP
2 11 (1.62%) Internet
3 7 (1.03%) Intranet
3 7 (1.03%) SMTP
4 4 (0.59%) SAN
4 4 (0.59%) AMQP
5 2 (0.29%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 34 (5.01%) MySQL
5 30 (4.42%) Oracle Database
6 27 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (3.68%) RDBMS
8 23 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.65%) Hadoop
9 18 (2.65%) DB2
9 18 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (2.65%) Big Data
10 16 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (2.06%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.06%) NoSQL
12 13 (1.91%) Apache Hive
12 13 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 94 (13.84%) Git (software)
2 92 (13.55%) Maven
3 87 (12.81%) Subversion
4 84 (12.37%) JUnit
5 59 (8.69%) JIRA
6 48 (7.07%) TeamCity
7 40 (5.89%) Visual Studio
8 37 (5.45%) Mockito
9 35 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (4.57%) Jenkins
11 28 (4.12%) Selenium
12 25 (3.68%) jMock
12 25 (3.68%) Jasmine
13 24 (3.53%) NUnit
14 20 (2.95%) Cucumber
15 19 (2.80%) Ant
16 18 (2.65%) Grunt
17 17 (2.50%) Eclipse
18 15 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
19 14 (2.06%) Calabash
General
1 126 (18.56%) Finance
2 112 (16.49%) Banking
3 65 (9.57%) Investment Banking
4 43 (6.33%) Front Office
5 16 (2.36%) Retail
6 14 (2.06%) Advertising
7 13 (1.91%) Back Office
7 13 (1.91%) Legal
8 12 (1.77%) Marketing
9 11 (1.62%) Games
10 9 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.03%) Publishing
12 5 (0.74%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 531 (78.20%) Developer
2 91 (13.40%) Senior Developer
2 91 (13.40%) Java Developer
3 68 (10.01%) .NET Developer
4 54 (7.95%) C# Developer
5 37 (5.45%) Analyst
6 35 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
7 31 (4.57%) Consultant
8 23 (3.39%) Android Developer
8 23 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (3.09%) PHP Developer
10 20 (2.95%) Software Developer
10 20 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
11 19 (2.80%) iOS Developer
12 17 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (2.50%) C++ Developer
13 16 (2.36%) Administrator
13 16 (2.36%) UI Developer
13 16 (2.36%) UI Programmer
14 15 (2.21%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (28.13%) HTML
2 163 (24.01%) CSS
3 145 (21.35%) Web Services
4 143 (21.06%) .NET
5 107 (15.76%) XML
6 102 (15.02%) HTML5
7 98 (14.43%) jQuery
8 88 (12.96%) Spring
9 74 (10.90%) AngularJS
10 67 (9.87%) REST
10 67 (9.87%) RESTful
11 64 (9.43%) ASP.NET
12 61 (8.98%) CSS3
13 56 (8.25%) J2EE
14 52 (7.66%) .NET Framework
14 52 (7.66%) JSON
15 51 (7.51%) WCF
16 48 (7.07%) Hibernate
17 46 (6.77%) SOAP
18 43 (6.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.13%) User Experience
2 44 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 43 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.89%) Management Information System
5 34 (5.01%) Open Source
6 26 (3.83%) Derivative
7 25 (3.68%) Mobile App
8 23 (3.39%) Fixed Income
9 21 (3.09%) Data Structures
10 18 (2.65%) N-Tier
11 17 (2.50%) Algorithms
12 15 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
12 15 (2.21%) Credit Risk
13 12 (1.77%) Data Integration
14 11 (1.62%) Mainframe
14 11 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
15 10 (1.47%) iPad
16 9 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
17 8 (1.18%) Online Games
17 8 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.11%) Linux
2 82 (12.08%) UNIX
3 35 (5.15%) Windows
4 31 (4.57%) Android
5 27 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.18%) AIX
7 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.59%) zOS
9 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.44%) VMS
10 3 (0.44%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (28.87%) TDD
3 175 (25.77%) OO
4 153 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
5 149 (21.94%) Scrum
6 134 (19.73%) MVC
7 86 (12.67%) E-Commerce
8 67 (9.87%) OOD
9 66 (9.72%) BDD
10 56 (8.25%) Validation
11 53 (7.81%) OOP
12 52 (7.66%) SOA
12 52 (7.66%) Multithreading
13 47 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 42 (6.19%) Web Development
15 40 (5.89%) Software Engineering
16 37 (5.45%) Integration Testing
17 35 (5.15%) Kanban
18 34 (5.01%) Project Management
18 34 (5.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 221 (32.55%) Java
2 200 (29.46%) JavaScript
3 155 (22.83%) SQL
4 136 (20.03%) C#
5 54 (7.95%) PHP
6 47 (6.92%) Python
7 33 (4.86%) T-SQL
8 28 (4.12%) C++
8 28 (4.12%) Shell Script
9 27 (3.98%) PL/SQL
10 24 (3.53%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.36%) Objective-C
11 16 (2.36%) VBA
12 14 (2.06%) Scala
13 13 (1.91%) C
14 11 (1.62%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.62%) ABAP
15 10 (1.47%) Korn
16 8 (1.18%) Ruby
16 8 (1.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 51 (7.51%) Degree
2 36 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.36%) VCP4
5 10 (1.47%) ISEB
6 8 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.59%) MCPD
9 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) HND
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.15%) MCTS
10 1 (0.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.45%) QA
2 5 (0.74%) SLA
3 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) GxP
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) WAI
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (6.04%) RACF
2 7 (1.03%) Varnish
3 4 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) ACF2
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (2.65%) Puppet
2 10 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.33%) Oozie
4 7 (1.03%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (0.74%) StatsD
5 5 (0.74%) Kibana
6 3 (0.44%) Control-M
7 2 (0.29%) Nagios
7 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 128 (18.85%) Oracle
2 44 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.12%) SAP
4 27 (3.98%) Sybase
5 25 (3.68%) Google
6 23 (3.39%) IBM
7 14 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.91%) Zend
9 12 (1.77%) Tableau
10 11 (1.62%) Informatica
11 9 (1.33%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.33%) hybris
11 9 (1.33%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.18%) ATG
13 7 (1.03%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.03%) Murex
13 7 (1.03%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.88%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.88%) Telerik
14 6 (0.88%) Netezza
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 300-335 Per Day 300 - 335 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £432 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £590 - £640 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: €350 - €450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Feltham
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £475 - £540 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago