The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 23 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 5.79% 2.83% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 4.55% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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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 Norwich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 66 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 77.89% 62.26% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 49 36
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Average hourly rate £26.13 £15.00 £23.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.16% -36.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 12 (52.17%) HTML
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) jQuery
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) HTML5
4 8 (34.78%) BDD
5 7 (30.43%) Kindle
5 7 (30.43%) CSS3
5 7 (30.43%) ISO 9001
5 7 (30.43%) Code Coverage
5 7 (30.43%) PHP
5 7 (30.43%) Publishing
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
6 6 (26.09%) QA
6 6 (26.09%) Selenium
6 6 (26.09%) OOP
6 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
6 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) Drupal
8 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 (17.39%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
1 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
2 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (8.70%) Xcode
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) WatiN
4 1 (4.35%) Mockito
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 7 (30.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (13.04%) QA Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.04%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) jQuery
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) HTML5
5 7 (30.43%) CSS3
6 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.70%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (8.70%) XML
8 2 (8.70%) Cocoa
8 2 (8.70%) RESTful
8 2 (8.70%) SOAP
9 1 (4.35%) J2EE
9 1 (4.35%) JSON
9 1 (4.35%) WCF
9 1 (4.35%) Django
9 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Kindle
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) TDD
2 8 (34.78%) BDD
2 8 (34.78%) OO
3 7 (30.43%) Code Coverage
4 6 (26.09%) OOP
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) User Stories
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) OOD
8 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
9 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) PHP
4 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) LINC
7 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.35%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO 9001
2 6 (26.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) HP