The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 2.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 61 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 82.74% 76.25% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 33 45
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -52.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Luton region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Luton region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Unit Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) RSpec
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) RSpec
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft