The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 26 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.61% 4.83% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 6.50% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
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£463 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Unit Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
145 200 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 77.96% 74.35% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 76
Average daily rate £320 £318 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
Average hourly rate £24.32 £25.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +71.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +2 2 £464 +54.58%
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Build Forge
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Build Forge
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft