The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.14% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +5.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
282 154 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 80.11% 67.84% 66.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 91 156
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.08 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.87% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £14.55 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Kettering - 2 £250 -
Northampton - 2 £265 - 2
Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Moq
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) DNN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Struts
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WF
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata
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