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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.59% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
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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
117 167 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 74.05% 81.46% 69.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 47 34
Average daily rate £313 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) UNIX
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) PL/SQL
4 10 (43.48%) MVC
4 10 (43.48%) Korn
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (34.78%) Ajax
7 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
7 7 (30.43%) Perl
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (26.09%) Migration
9 5 (21.74%) ITSM
10 4 (17.39%) Validation
10 4 (17.39%) Change Management
11 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
12 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
12 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
12 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
12 2 (8.70%) System Testing
12 2 (8.70%) QA

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Web Developer
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Development Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Database Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) UNIX
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) MVC
2 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) System Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) PL/SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Korn
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft