The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 35 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.36% 1.12% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.46% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 137 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 74.10% 76.54% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 73 58
Average daily rate £400 £423 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -57.85%
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 Northampton

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Unit Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) BMC Performance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (100.00%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) hybris