The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 46 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.08% 2.29% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 3.13% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
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%
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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 Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
302 160 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.40% 73.39% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 101 92
Average daily rate £413 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 9
Average hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Ant
3 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) UML
3 7 (63.64%) JSP
3 7 (63.64%) JMS
3 7 (63.64%) XQuery
3 7 (63.64%) Middleware
3 7 (63.64%) SOA
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (63.64%) XPath
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (63.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 7 (63.64%) JSF
3 7 (63.64%) Maven
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Software

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
1 7 (63.64%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 1 (9.09%) Grunt
3 1 (9.09%) Bower
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Architect
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) XML
1 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 7 (63.64%) JMS
2 7 (63.64%) Middleware
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle ADF
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 7 (63.64%) JSF
2 7 (63.64%) Ajax
2 7 (63.64%) JSP
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (9.09%) Yii
4 1 (9.09%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) SOA
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) XQuery
1 7 (63.64%) XPath
1 7 (63.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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