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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 62 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 1.06% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.45% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£424 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £375 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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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
643 552 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.74% 73.40% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 301 273
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 30
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £55.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) JSP
3 12 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 12 (60.00%) Spring
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (35.00%) OO
7 7 (35.00%) JBoss
7 7 (35.00%) J2EE
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (30.00%) Degree
8 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) Struts
9 5 (25.00%) Servlets
9 5 (25.00%) XML
9 5 (25.00%) JUnit
9 5 (25.00%) Sun
9 5 (25.00%) Sun Certification
10 4 (20.00%) .NET
10 4 (20.00%) jQuery
11 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.00%) Papyrus
3 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.00%) JDeveloper
4 2 (10.00%) Maven
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Architect
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) JSP
1 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 12 (60.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) J2EE
4 6 (30.00%) Struts
5 5 (25.00%) Servlets
5 5 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.00%) EJB
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.00%) WCF
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.00%) JSON
9 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) EFT
3 1 (5.00%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) OO
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) JBoss
3 5 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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