The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Peterborough 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 15 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.02% 1.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 2.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 95 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 71.93% 62.50% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 35
Average daily rate £330 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 11
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.40 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £35.00 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 16 (94.12%) SQL
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) XSLT
4 6 (35.29%) UML
4 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (35.29%) ReSharper
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Subversion
4 6 (35.29%) Content Management
4 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Korn
6 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
6 4 (23.53%) Migration

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
1 6 (35.29%) ReSharper
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) XML
3 6 (35.29%) XSLT
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) XHTML
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) UML
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Content Management
2 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) ITSM
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Korn
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft