The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 37 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.75% 6.23% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 8.81% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 1
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£325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
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Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
278 193 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 76.37% 70.70% 63.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 88 89
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £690 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -61.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.85 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (40.00%) CRM
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) C++
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) Swing
8 2 (13.33%) RTP
8 2 (13.33%) OOP
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) RTP
1 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) jMock
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Swing
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle