The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 28 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.98% 1.08% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 1.74% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
Unit Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
264 115 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 71.54% 62.16% 69.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 57 84
Average daily rate £475 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £532 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+244.43% -
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 Merseyside

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside 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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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
Liverpool -1 10 £500 +42.85% 5
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) SDLC
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (63.64%) SOA
3 7 (63.64%) Middleware
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) BPEL
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (9.09%) Google
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (63.64%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Middleware
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Sinatra
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) SDLC
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (63.64%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) BPEL
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
2 1 (9.09%) New Relic
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