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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 32 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.63% 1.96% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 3.00% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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
201 100 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 75.56% 65.36% 69.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 60 71
Average daily rate £320 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.75 £23.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014. 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 -8 7 £275 +37.50% 4
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) jQuery
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 9 (37.50%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 8 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (33.33%) OO
5 8 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (29.17%) PHP
6 7 (29.17%) ISO 9001
6 7 (29.17%) Code Coverage
6 7 (29.17%) Publishing
6 7 (29.17%) Scrum
6 7 (29.17%) Kindle
6 7 (29.17%) CSS3
7 6 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 6 (25.00%) QA
7 6 (25.00%) Selenium
7 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (25.00%) OOP
7 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) SQL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
1 6 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.33%) Xcode
3 1 (4.17%) WatiN
General
1 7 (29.17%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Business Process Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) jQuery
3 9 (37.50%) .NET
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) HTML5
5 7 (29.17%) CSS3
6 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.33%) Cocoa
8 2 (8.33%) RESTful
8 2 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
9 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (4.17%) WCF
9 1 (4.17%) XML
9 1 (4.17%) SOAP
9 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Kindle
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
2 9 (37.50%) BDD
3 8 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) Code Coverage
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) OOP
5 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) User Stories
6 4 (16.67%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
8 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) OOD
9 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.17%) Mobile Commerce
9 1 (4.17%) Process Management
9 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) PHP
4 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (20.83%) LINC
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO 9001
2 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Apple