The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 39 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.73% 0.80% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.07% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£450 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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 Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 280 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 77.51% 75.07% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 190 125
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
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 2 September 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
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 2 £450 +60.71% 1
Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft