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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 63 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 0.55% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.72% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
603 559 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.21% 76.58% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 309 171
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) .NET
4 8 (72.73%) MVC
4 8 (72.73%) jQuery
5 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 7 (63.64%) C#
6 6 (54.55%) XML
6 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
7 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (36.36%) OO
8 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (36.36%) HTML5
8 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
9 3 (27.27%) MVVM
9 3 (27.27%) JSON
9 3 (27.27%) WCF
9 3 (27.27%) Web Development
9 3 (27.27%) Ajax
9 3 (27.27%) Web Services
9 3 (27.27%) Finance
9 3 (27.27%) PHP
9 3 (27.27%) SQL
10 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 2 (18.18%) IIS
10 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
10 2 (18.18%) XSL
10 2 (18.18%) XSLT

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) Kentico
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
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 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) .NET
4 8 (72.73%) jQuery
5 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
6 6 (54.55%) XML
6 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
7 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (36.36%) HTML5
7 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 3 (27.27%) JSON
8 3 (27.27%) WCF
8 3 (27.27%) Ajax
8 3 (27.27%) Web Services
9 2 (18.18%) XSL
9 2 (18.18%) XSLT
9 2 (18.18%) LAMP
9 2 (18.18%) Dojo
9 2 (18.18%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) MVVM
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) XAML
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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