The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Reading 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 55 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 16 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.82% 0.31% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 0.45% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £430 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +71.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £414 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -12.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 662 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.33% 67.97% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 283 306
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £36.85 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Unit Testing
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) SOAP
3 10 (31.25%) jQuery
4 9 (28.13%) Spring
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 9 (28.13%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 8 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (21.88%) Web Services
6 7 (21.88%) OO
6 7 (21.88%) SOA
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Publishing
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 6 (18.75%) JSON
7 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
8 5 (15.63%) Sencha
8 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
8 5 (15.63%) CSS3
8 5 (15.63%) Sencha Touch
8 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) CMS
1 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.38%) Alfresco
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) QlikView
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.50%) NUnit
3 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.38%) Zephyr
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) JMeter
4 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.38%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.13%) PhoneGap
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 6 (18.75%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Software Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) SOAP
1 10 (31.25%) jQuery
2 9 (28.13%) Spring
2 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) JSON
6 5 (15.63%) CSS3
6 5 (15.63%) Sencha Touch
6 5 (15.63%) WCF
6 5 (15.63%) Ajax
6 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
6 5 (15.63%) XML
7 4 (12.50%) .NET
7 4 (12.50%) Struts
7 4 (12.50%) Struts2
7 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
1 5 (15.63%) Smartphone
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Animation
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) MVC
2 9 (28.13%) Scrum
3 8 (25.00%) TDD
4 7 (21.88%) OO
4 7 (21.88%) SOA
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
6 5 (15.63%) Time Management
7 4 (12.50%) UML
7 4 (12.50%) OOD
7 4 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 4 (12.50%) Content Management
7 4 (12.50%) AOP
7 4 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.50%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) Fortran
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Sencha
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) hybris
4 1 (3.13%) Zend
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £230 - £231 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago