The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Runcorn 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Runcorn
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 50.00% 41.67% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
Average daily rate £375 £600 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £600 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £620 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Unit Testing
Cheshire

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

Unit Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) WPF

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD