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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 73 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.41% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.57% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
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£325 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -14.11%
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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
693 524 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.69% 72.28% 72.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 283 201
Average daily rate £350 £370 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £34.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 18 December 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) MVVM
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) Spring
7 2 (18.18%) Maven
7 2 (18.18%) Selenium
7 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) JDeveloper
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 2 (18.18%) JSP
6 2 (18.18%) Servlets
6 2 (18.18%) XSL
6 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) MVVM
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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