The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 79 50 78
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 50 94 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 3.44% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 4.50% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 57 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £34.80 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2345 2090 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.11% 76.50% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1145 942
Average daily rate £365 £379 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.69% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £257 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 37 32
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £14.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.86 £38.50 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Scotland region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh -21 17 £375 -3.84% 12
Glasgow -28 12 £325 +8.33% 11
Renfrewshire +6 8 £375 +10.29%
Stirling +1 3 £400 +10.34%
Fife - 3 £338 - 1
West Lothian -15 2 £250 -33.33%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 49 (44.95%) JavaScript
1 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.12%) Java
3 40 (36.70%) CSS
4 38 (34.86%) SQL
5 30 (27.52%) XML
6 28 (25.69%) OO
6 28 (25.69%) HTML
6 28 (25.69%) Banking
7 25 (22.94%) Spring
8 24 (22.02%) UNIX
8 24 (22.02%) MVC
8 24 (22.02%) Finance
9 23 (21.10%) C#
10 22 (20.18%) .NET
11 20 (18.35%) Oracle
11 20 (18.35%) Selenium
12 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
12 19 (17.43%) Windows
13 18 (16.51%) Security Cleared
13 18 (16.51%) TDD
14 17 (15.60%) JSP
14 17 (15.60%) HTML5
15 16 (14.68%) Relational Database
15 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (13.76%) WPF
16 15 (13.76%) Ajax
16 15 (13.76%) Web Services
16 15 (13.76%) RESTful
17 13 (11.93%) Web Application Development

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (11.93%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.09%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.67%) Confluence
3 4 (3.67%) FileNet
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) Node.js
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.83%) JBoss
5 2 (1.83%) WordPress
6 1 (0.92%) nginx
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.92%) CMS
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Project
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Intranet
2 3 (2.75%) GPRS
2 3 (2.75%) PSTN
2 3 (2.75%) HTTP
2 3 (2.75%) PPP
2 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.83%) DNS
3 2 (1.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.92%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.92%) CTI
4 1 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.34%) MS Access
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.75%) MySQL
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.83%) DB2
6 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) SQLite
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 20 (18.35%) Selenium
2 13 (11.93%) CruiseControl
2 13 (11.93%) Subversion
2 13 (11.93%) Maven
3 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
4 10 (9.17%) JIRA
5 9 (8.26%) MSI
6 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.50%) Artifactory
7 6 (5.50%) Jasmine
7 6 (5.50%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.50%) Hudson
7 6 (5.50%) JUnit
7 6 (5.50%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.59%) NUnit
8 5 (4.59%) JSUnit
8 5 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.59%) Robotium
8 5 (4.59%) Robolectric
General
1 28 (25.69%) Banking
2 24 (22.02%) Finance
3 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Front Office
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (74.31%) Developer
2 32 (29.36%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.76%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.01%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Software Development Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Excel Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Development Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Android Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (4.59%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.70%) CSS
2 30 (27.52%) XML
3 28 (25.69%) HTML
4 25 (22.94%) Spring
5 22 (20.18%) .NET
6 17 (15.60%) JSP
6 17 (15.60%) HTML5
7 15 (13.76%) RESTful
7 15 (13.76%) WPF
7 15 (13.76%) Web Services
7 15 (13.76%) Ajax
8 13 (11.93%) Struts
8 13 (11.93%) XSLT
8 13 (11.93%) J2EE
9 12 (11.01%) AngularJS
10 11 (10.09%) Spring MVC
10 11 (10.09%) Spring Web Flow
10 11 (10.09%) GWT
10 11 (10.09%) jQuery
11 10 (9.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
4 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Animation
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) Blog
5 1 (0.92%) FMCG
5 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.02%) UNIX
2 19 (17.43%) Windows
3 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (10.09%) Linux
5 6 (5.50%) Android
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.69%) OO
3 24 (22.02%) MVC
4 18 (16.51%) TDD
5 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.93%) Web Application Development
6 13 (11.93%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.01%) Change Management
8 11 (10.09%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.17%) BDD
9 10 (9.17%) SDLC
10 9 (8.26%) Performance Management
10 9 (8.26%) Scrum
10 9 (8.26%) Release Management
10 9 (8.26%) Performance Testing
11 7 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.42%) RAD
12 6 (5.50%) Refactoring
12 6 (5.50%) Android Development
13 5 (4.59%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.95%) JavaScript
2 47 (43.12%) Java
3 38 (34.86%) SQL
4 23 (21.10%) C#
5 13 (11.93%) Perl
6 12 (11.01%) PL/SQL
6 12 (11.01%) Shell Script
6 12 (11.01%) PowerShell
7 11 (10.09%) VBScript
8 9 (8.26%) VBA
9 6 (5.50%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.50%) REXX
9 6 (5.50%) Tcl
10 5 (4.59%) C++
11 4 (3.67%) C
11 4 (3.67%) PHP
11 4 (3.67%) VB
11 4 (3.67%) Python
11 4 (3.67%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.83%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.01%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.92%) HND
4 1 (0.92%) ISEB
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (5.50%) WMI
3 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.92%) SCCM
4 1 (0.92%) SCOM
4 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Oracle
2 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.26%) VMware
4 7 (6.42%) HP
5 4 (3.67%) IBM
6 3 (2.75%) Twitter
7 2 (1.83%) Altiris
7 2 (1.83%) Lumension
7 2 (1.83%) McAfee
7 2 (1.83%) Sybase
7 2 (1.83%) NetApp
8 1 (0.92%) Lotus
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
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