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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 39 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 40 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.08% 0.92% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 1.31% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 9
Average daily rate £475 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £338 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
Unit Testing
Berkshire

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
751 609 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.63% 69.84% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 339 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 (38.78%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.57%) Maven
4 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
5 12 (24.49%) Degree
5 12 (24.49%) C#
5 12 (24.49%) Web Services
6 11 (22.45%) TDD
6 11 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (20.41%) RESTful
7 10 (20.41%) Functional Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (20.41%) Linux
7 10 (20.41%) CRM
7 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
8 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.37%) SQL
8 9 (18.37%) Ant
8 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Secure Coding
9 8 (16.33%) Riak
9 8 (16.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
9 8 (16.33%) Billing
9 8 (16.33%) SAP IS-U
9 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
9 8 (16.33%) Spring
9 8 (16.33%) ABAP
9 8 (16.33%) SAP
10 7 (14.29%) SharePoint

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) Mule
2 1 (2.04%) nginx
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (16.33%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.04%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) RTP
2 3 (6.12%) ATM
3 2 (4.08%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
1 8 (16.33%) Riak
2 7 (14.29%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Power BI
5 1 (2.04%) QlikView
5 1 (2.04%) Redis
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Maven
2 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (18.37%) Ant
5 7 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (4.08%) Build Forge
6 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.04%) Babel
7 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.04%) gulp
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Java Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Consultant
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Linux Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (16.33%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (16.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 7 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
7 7 (14.29%) CRM Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
10 4 (8.16%) CRM Consultant
11 3 (6.12%) Agile Developer
11 3 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (6.12%) Development Team Leader
11 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
12 2 (4.08%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Web Services
2 10 (20.41%) RESTful
3 8 (16.33%) Spring
4 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.20%) REST
6 4 (8.16%) .NET
6 4 (8.16%) J2EE
6 4 (8.16%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (6.12%) HTML
7 3 (6.12%) HTML5
7 3 (6.12%) XML
8 2 (4.08%) CSS
8 2 (4.08%) Gherkin
8 2 (4.08%) JAX-WS
8 2 (4.08%) JMS
8 2 (4.08%) jQuery
8 2 (4.08%) SOAP
8 2 (4.08%) Spring Integration
8 2 (4.08%) XSLT
9 1 (2.04%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) DataPower
4 3 (6.12%) W3C
5 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) AIX
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) TDD
3 10 (20.41%) CRM
3 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
3 10 (20.41%) Functional Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Secure Coding
6 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (14.29%) Document Management
6 7 (14.29%) Information Governance
6 7 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) ETL
8 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.16%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (8.16%) SDLC
10 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
11 2 (4.08%) Contact Management
11 2 (4.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) C#
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) ABAP
5 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) XAML
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) ES6
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) SAP
3 4 (8.16%) Ab Initio
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) FairCom
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) Xamarin
London/Reading
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Conor Gilmore
Posted: 24 days ago