The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank - 21 25
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.85% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.02% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
59 98 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 68.60% 83.05% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 64
Average daily rate £400 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £259 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland