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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 27 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.89% - 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% - 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£325 - £318
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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
283 155 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 73.32% 64.58% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 92 105
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £135.00 £21.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+520.68% +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
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 28 August 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 - 12 £300 - 2
Wirral - 1 - -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) SDLC
3 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) Middleware
4 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (31.82%) Ruby
4 7 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (27.27%) HTML5
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 6 (27.27%) MySQL
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) Google
6 5 (22.73%) Subversion
6 5 (22.73%) Google Analytics
6 5 (22.73%) Capistrano
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Sinatra
6 5 (22.73%) New Relic
6 5 (22.73%) Analytics
6 5 (22.73%) User Experience

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (31.82%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.55%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.55%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) FileMaker Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) Middleware
2 7 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
4 5 (22.73%) Sinatra
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (4.55%) XSLT
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.55%) WCF
7 1 (4.55%) Yii
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) SDLC
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) MVC
8 2 (9.09%) BPEL
8 2 (9.09%) Line Management
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) OOP
9 1 (4.55%) System Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Time Management
9 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) Ruby
3 4 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Google
2 5 (22.73%) New Relic
3 1 (4.55%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
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