The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 32 33 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.29% 2.99% 15.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 3.39% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate £336 £424 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.64% +20.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £363 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £485 £438
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
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
145 118 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 88.96% 88.06% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 72 23
Average daily rate £400 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £243 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £451 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -7 6 £336 -20.64%
Unit Testing
Scotland

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) VBScript
1 15 (93.75%) XML
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (93.75%) WinForms
1 15 (93.75%) WPF
1 15 (93.75%) PowerShell
1 15 (93.75%) Windows Server
2 14 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (87.50%) MSI
2 14 (87.50%) XSD
3 12 (75.00%) Performance Management
3 12 (75.00%) Change Management
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 10 (62.50%) Performance Testing
4 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
5 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Web Development
6 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (50.00%) Java
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (43.75%) C
7 7 (43.75%) Eclipse
7 7 (43.75%) Project Management
7 7 (43.75%) PL/1
7 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (6.25%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) MSI
2 7 (43.75%) Eclipse
2 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Development Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Development Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Tools Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) WinForms
1 15 (93.75%) WPF
1 15 (93.75%) XML
2 14 (87.50%) XSD
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Windows Server
1 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Change Management
1 12 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 10 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Web Development
4 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
4 7 (43.75%) OO
4 7 (43.75%) Project Management
4 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) EAI
5 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) PowerShell
1 15 (93.75%) VBScript
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) C
3 7 (43.75%) C++
3 7 (43.75%) COBOL
3 7 (43.75%) PL/1
3 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) REXX
4 2 (12.50%) Tcl
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO