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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 23 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 25 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.07% 3.70% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 4.94% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -21.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £255 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.34%
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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 Nottingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 243 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 77.43% 75.00% 68.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 104 104
Average daily rate £388 £379 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.38 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -51.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 21 (70.00%) UNIX
2 20 (66.67%) Degree
3 19 (63.33%) Oracle
3 19 (63.33%) Shell Script
4 17 (56.67%) CRM
4 17 (56.67%) SQL
5 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
5 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
5 16 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (53.33%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (30.00%) C#
7 7 (23.33%) .NET
7 7 (23.33%) XML
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 4 (13.33%) CSS
9 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 4 (13.33%) MVC
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) jQuery
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (13.33%) HTML5
9 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (10.00%) FCoE
10 3 (10.00%) F5
10 3 (10.00%) High Availability

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (10.00%) JBoss
1 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (10.00%) Apache
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.00%) iPlanet
2 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
2 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (6.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) FCoE
1 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) VLAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) LDAP
2 2 (6.67%) RTP
2 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) jMock
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.67%) Bower
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) Grunt
1 2 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (6.67%) Yeoman
1 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
1 7 (23.33%) XML
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (13.33%) HTML5
3 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) Ajax
4 3 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) Swing
5 2 (6.67%) DOM
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (6.67%) React
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
5 2 (6.67%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Grid Computing
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) SUSE
2 3 (10.00%) AIX
2 3 (10.00%) HPUX
2 3 (10.00%) Solaris
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) CRM
2 16 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (53.33%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 3 (10.00%) High Availability
5 3 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.67%) Web Design
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) System Testing
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Shell Script
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 9 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) C-shell
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) Korn
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) VBScript
8 1 (3.33%) VB
8 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.33%) VBA
8 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) KVM
1 3 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.00%) Samba
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) F5
2 3 (10.00%) PlateSpin
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Sun
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) Veritas
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Cognos
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.67%) Opsware
4 1 (3.33%) Callidus
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com