The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 19 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.10% - 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% - 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
Average daily rate £344 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
Unit Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 145 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.62% 87.35% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 116 61
Average daily rate £438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 6
Average hourly rate £50.68 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.24% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) SOA
4 9 (69.23%) Multithreading
4 9 (69.23%) Software Architecture
5 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
5 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
5 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Confluence
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Static Code Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (30.77%) Microservices
6 4 (30.77%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 4 (30.77%) Loose Coupling
6 4 (30.77%) SOLID
6 4 (30.77%) YAGNI
6 4 (30.77%) NUnit
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
1 4 (30.77%) NUnit
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Multithreading
1 9 (69.23%) SOA
1 9 (69.23%) Software Architecture
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 4 (30.77%) Loose Coupling
3 4 (30.77%) Microservices
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) SOLID
3 4 (30.77%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) YAGNI
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HND
Luton
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Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago