The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 55 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.70% 1.22% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.60% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 6
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£314 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
695 688 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.80% 76.61% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 425 296
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 19 (61.29%) HTML
3 19 (61.29%) CSS
4 18 (58.06%) C#
5 17 (54.84%) Web Services
5 17 (54.84%) OO
6 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (48.39%) .NET Framework
7 13 (41.94%) XML
8 11 (35.48%) IIS
8 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
8 11 (35.48%) SOA
8 11 (35.48%) jQuery
9 10 (32.26%) MVC
9 10 (32.26%) Java
10 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
10 9 (29.03%) JSP
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
10 9 (29.03%) Spring
10 9 (29.03%) LINQ
10 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
10 9 (29.03%) Web Development
10 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (25.81%) Degree
11 8 (25.81%) WCF
11 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
12 7 (22.58%) XSL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (35.48%) IIS
2 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
3 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (12.90%) JBoss
4 4 (12.90%) Apache
4 4 (12.90%) MQSeries
4 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Google Checkout
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.90%) Fiddler
3 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Moq
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) UI Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 19 (61.29%) HTML
2 19 (61.29%) CSS
3 17 (54.84%) Web Services
4 15 (48.39%) .NET Framework
5 13 (41.94%) XML
6 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
6 11 (35.48%) jQuery
7 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (29.03%) LINQ
7 9 (29.03%) Spring
7 9 (29.03%) JSP
8 8 (25.81%) WCF
9 7 (22.58%) Ajax
9 7 (22.58%) JSON
9 7 (22.58%) XSL
9 7 (22.58%) MSMQ
9 7 (22.58%) REST
10 5 (16.13%) XSLT
10 5 (16.13%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) OO
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) SOA
4 10 (32.26%) MVC
5 9 (29.03%) Web Development
6 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (19.35%) OOD
8 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 5 (16.13%) B2B
8 5 (16.13%) B2C
8 5 (16.13%) SEO
8 5 (16.13%) Content Management
8 5 (16.13%) System Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Analytics
9 4 (12.90%) Time Management
10 3 (9.68%) TDD
10 3 (9.68%) ETL
10 3 (9.68%) Scrum
11 2 (6.45%) Logistics
11 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) C#
4 10 (32.26%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
6 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.45%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Google
2 5 (16.13%) Coremetrics
2 5 (16.13%) PayPal
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Terracotta
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Compaq
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.23%) webMethods
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