The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 22 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.32% 1.21% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 1.60% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 187 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 65.15% 75.40% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 110
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.43 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.06% -56.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.41 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £12.09 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Unit Testing
Oxfordshire

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) NUnit
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) NHibernate
2 8 (88.89%) Web Development
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) MSTest
2 8 (88.89%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (88.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) NUnit
1 8 (88.89%) MSTest
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior Developer
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior .NET Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) NHibernate
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (88.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
1 8 (88.89%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
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