The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 59 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 17 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.71% 1.74% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.34% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 1
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£350 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
659 770 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.43% 74.47% 72.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 394 245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £16.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) WCF
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 6 (27.27%) HTML5
5 6 (27.27%) CSS3
5 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 5 (22.73%) WPF
6 5 (22.73%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (18.18%) RAD
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) System Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Telerik
7 4 (18.18%) Selenium
7 4 (18.18%) Mobile Computing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) JMeter
4 2 (9.09%) Xcode
4 2 (9.09%) Zephyr
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Programmer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Programmer
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) WCF
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 6 (27.27%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) WPF
5 4 (18.18%) RESTful
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (13.64%) Sencha Touch
6 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
6 3 (13.64%) YUI
6 3 (13.64%) Ext JS
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
6 3 (13.64%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) LAMP
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) RAD
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) System Testing
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) V-Model
7 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Telerik
2 3 (13.64%) Sencha
2 3 (13.64%) Talend
2 3 (13.64%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) BMC
3 1 (4.55%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £320 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago