The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 26 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.13% 6.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 8.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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 Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 103 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 76.28% 75.74% 60.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 52 48
Average daily rate £400 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £26.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -56.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) .NET
3 14 (70.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) MVC
4 13 (65.00%) Oracle
5 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (60.00%) CSS
6 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
7 7 (35.00%) WCF
7 7 (35.00%) jQuery
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) OO
7 7 (35.00%) XHTML
7 7 (35.00%) OOD
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (30.00%) UNIX
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (30.00%) Korn
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (25.00%) Ajax
9 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (20.00%) Validation
10 4 (20.00%) Linux
11 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
12 2 (10.00%) Shell Script

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (35.00%) WCF
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 7 (35.00%) XHTML
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (35.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) OOD
4 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Korn
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft