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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 54 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.86% 1.55% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.08% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 5
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£318 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% -5.88%
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 £37.50 £38.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.39%
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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
635 672 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.69% 74.17% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 416 234
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £18.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -32.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 19 (82.61%) HTML
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 18 (78.26%) CSS
3 17 (73.91%) OO
4 13 (56.52%) .NET
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) C#
6 11 (47.83%) Web Services
7 9 (39.13%) MVC
7 9 (39.13%) jQuery
8 8 (34.78%) Ajax
8 8 (34.78%) Web Development
8 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
8 8 (34.78%) Java
9 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
9 7 (30.43%) JSP
9 7 (30.43%) Spring
9 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
9 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
9 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
9 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (26.09%) Degree
10 6 (26.09%) LINQ
10 6 (26.09%) XML
11 5 (21.74%) XSL
11 5 (21.74%) OOD
11 5 (21.74%) SOA
11 5 (21.74%) IIS
11 5 (21.74%) JSON

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (13.04%) JBoss
5 2 (8.70%) Drupal
6 1 (4.35%) Kentico
6 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
6 1 (4.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Google Checkout
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
General
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Web Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 18 (78.26%) CSS
3 13 (56.52%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) Web Services
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) Ajax
6 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 7 (30.43%) JSP
7 7 (30.43%) Spring
7 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (26.09%) XML
8 6 (26.09%) LINQ
9 5 (21.74%) XSL
9 5 (21.74%) REST
9 5 (21.74%) JSON
9 5 (21.74%) Dojo
10 4 (17.39%) DHTML
10 4 (17.39%) Struts
11 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) OO
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) Web Development
5 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Content Management
5 5 (21.74%) OOD
5 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) SEO
6 4 (17.39%) B2B
6 4 (17.39%) B2C
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) System Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Time Management
8 2 (8.70%) OO PHP
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Logistics
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Google
1 4 (17.39%) Coremetrics
1 4 (17.39%) PayPal
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle