The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Middlesex 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 24 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.35% 1.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 163 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 80.72% 69.66% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 101 82
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.03 £27.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (60.00%) PeopleSoft
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Workday HCM
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (20.00%) MVNO
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Handset

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NFC
1 1 (20.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) PeopleSoft
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian