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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 61 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.79% 1.32% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.81% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
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£300 £250 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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
576 387 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.45% 72.88% 73.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 243 231
Average daily rate £413 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £9.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -16 8 £300 +20.00% 6
Witney - 4 £260 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) OO
4 9 (45.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) XSLT
4 9 (45.00%) PHP
4 9 (45.00%) MySQL
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) Apache
5 8 (40.00%) Ajax
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) XPath
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle ADF
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) Spring
6 7 (35.00%) JSF
6 7 (35.00%) Maven
6 7 (35.00%) JMS
6 7 (35.00%) UML
6 7 (35.00%) SOA
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (35.00%) XQuery
6 7 (35.00%) Middleware
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle
6 7 (35.00%) Ant
6 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
6 7 (35.00%) J2EE

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (40.00%) Apache
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
1 7 (35.00%) Ant
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Grunt
3 4 (20.00%) Bower
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Architect
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) XML
1 9 (45.00%) XSLT
2 8 (40.00%) Ajax
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (35.00%) JMS
3 7 (35.00%) J2EE
3 7 (35.00%) JSP
3 7 (35.00%) Middleware
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (35.00%) Spring
3 7 (35.00%) JSF
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (20.00%) Yii
6 4 (20.00%) Laravel
6 4 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) UML
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (10.00%) CRM
9 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.00%) OOP
9 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) PHP
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) XQuery
4 7 (35.00%) XPath
4 7 (35.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (15.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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