The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 55 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.54% 2.87% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 4.14% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
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£500 £388 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -18.88%
Unit Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
617 290 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.41% 69.38% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 154 188
Average daily rate £450 £365 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 18
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.88 £16.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% +16.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £33.75 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Oxford -20 7 £525 +13.51% 2
Abingdon - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) XSLT
3 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (57.89%) Java
5 10 (52.63%) WebLogic
5 10 (52.63%) J2EE
5 10 (52.63%) Oracle
5 10 (52.63%) Ant
5 10 (52.63%) Middleware
5 10 (52.63%) SOA
5 10 (52.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (52.63%) XQuery
5 10 (52.63%) Linux
5 10 (52.63%) JMS
5 10 (52.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (52.63%) Ajax
5 10 (52.63%) XPath
5 10 (52.63%) Oracle ADF
5 10 (52.63%) Scrum
5 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (52.63%) Spring
5 10 (52.63%) JSF
5 10 (52.63%) Maven
5 10 (52.63%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (52.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 10 (52.63%) Oracle Identity Management
5 10 (52.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (52.63%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (36.84%) .NET

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (52.63%) WebLogic
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Ant
1 10 (52.63%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Xcode
4 1 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) XML
1 14 (73.68%) XSLT
2 10 (52.63%) J2EE
2 10 (52.63%) Middleware
2 10 (52.63%) JMS
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (52.63%) Ajax
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle ADF
2 10 (52.63%) Spring
2 10 (52.63%) JSF
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) WCF
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (26.32%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (52.63%) SOA
2 10 (52.63%) Scrum
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) System Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) XQuery
3 10 (52.63%) XPath
3 10 (52.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 6 (31.58%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Telerik
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
3 2 (10.53%) Facebook
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
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