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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 62 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 2.40% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 3.38% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
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£350 £385 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +43.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £340 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 710 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.67% 70.93% 66.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 351 233
Average daily rate £400 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 19 (76.00%) HTML
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (76.00%) CSS
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) VBA
3 11 (44.00%) CRM
3 11 (44.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (44.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (40.00%) System Testing
5 9 (36.00%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) HTML5
7 6 (24.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (16.00%) CSS3
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) OOD
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (44.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (36.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) QlikView
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.00%) CRM Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) HTML
1 19 (76.00%) CSS
2 8 (32.00%) HTML5
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) CSS3
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE
5 2 (8.00%) JSP
5 2 (8.00%) Servlets
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) Spring Security
5 2 (8.00%) YUI
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) LAMP
5 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (8.00%) Ext JS
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) CRM
2 10 (40.00%) System Testing
3 6 (24.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) OOD
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) VBA
4 6 (24.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle