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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 58 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 0.78% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.09% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate
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£263 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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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
568 736 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.75% 72.02% 67.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 382 279
Average daily rate £425 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £39.80 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
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 23 September 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 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) OO
4 8 (28.57%) OOD
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 8 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) SOAP
5 7 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) MVC
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
7 5 (17.86%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.86%) HTML5
7 5 (17.86%) WCF
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
8 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (14.29%) Software Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) QlikView
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.29%) NUnit
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) JMeter
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.71%) Zephyr
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (10.71%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (25.00%) SOAP
2 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) .NET
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) WCF
4 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) jQuery
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (3.57%) Core Animation
8 1 (3.57%) UIKit
8 1 (3.57%) Java SE
8 1 (3.57%) Java EE
8 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.57%) Cocoa
8 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) webOS
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) TDD
2 8 (28.57%) OO
2 8 (28.57%) OOD
2 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (14.29%) UML
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) AOP
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Fortran
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) hybris
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) CA
3 1 (3.57%) Apple