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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 59 82 68
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 73 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.63% 1.30% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 1.85% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 17
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£348 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £268 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £440 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.85%
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2099 1729 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.50% 69.97% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 855 880
Average daily rate £379 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Glasgow +14 33 £375 +17.18% 5
Edinburgh +5 15 £243 -35.33% 2
West Lothian +3 3 £375 -6.36% 1
Fife -3 1 £288 +10.57%
Dundee - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 69 (43.40%) Java
2 66 (41.51%) XML
2 66 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (37.11%) SQL
4 54 (33.96%) JavaScript
5 51 (32.08%) Spring
6 44 (27.67%) CSS
7 42 (26.42%) MVC
8 37 (23.27%) Windows
9 36 (22.64%) Oracle
10 35 (22.01%) Finance
10 35 (22.01%) Ajax
11 34 (21.38%) C#
12 33 (20.75%) HTML
12 33 (20.75%) Relational Database
13 32 (20.13%) .NET
14 31 (19.50%) UNIX
14 31 (19.50%) Web Services
15 30 (18.87%) Spring MVC
16 29 (18.24%) JSON
17 28 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (17.61%) Web Application Development
18 26 (16.35%) Banking
19 25 (15.72%) PL/SQL
19 25 (15.72%) Visual Studio
19 25 (15.72%) HTTP
20 24 (15.09%) JMS
21 23 (14.47%) OO
21 23 (14.47%) JSP
21 23 (14.47%) C++

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (12.58%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.92%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.29%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.14%) Confluence
5 3 (1.89%) IIS
5 3 (1.89%) Lync
6 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.26%) Apache
6 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.03%) MS Project
1 8 (5.03%) MS Office
2 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.72%) HTTP
2 10 (6.29%) DNS
3 9 (5.66%) DHCP
4 5 (3.14%) IPsec
5 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.63%) Internet
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
5 1 (0.63%) FTP
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.75%) Relational Database
2 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.66%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.14%) MS Access
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.63%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (0.63%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 25 (15.72%) Visual Studio
2 21 (13.21%) CruiseControl
3 20 (12.58%) Subversion
3 20 (12.58%) Selenium
4 18 (11.32%) Maven
5 16 (10.06%) JUnit
6 14 (8.81%) QUnit
7 12 (7.55%) Jasmine
8 9 (5.66%) Git (software)
9 8 (5.03%) Jenkins
10 7 (4.40%) JIRA
11 6 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.77%) Hudson
12 5 (3.14%) GoogleTest
12 5 (3.14%) NetBeans
13 4 (2.52%) CppUnit
14 3 (1.89%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
15 2 (1.26%) VectorCAST
15 2 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 35 (22.01%) Finance
2 26 (16.35%) Banking
3 6 (3.77%) Retail
4 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 125 (78.62%) Developer
2 48 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.43%) C++ Developer
4 13 (8.18%) Programmer
5 9 (5.66%) Build Engineer
5 9 (5.66%) User Experience Developer
5 9 (5.66%) C++ Programmer
5 9 (5.66%) Lead Developer
6 8 (5.03%) Analyst
6 8 (5.03%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.40%) C++/C# Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (4.40%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.14%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.52%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (2.52%) Applications Developer
10 3 (1.89%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 3 (1.89%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (41.51%) XML
2 51 (32.08%) Spring
3 44 (27.67%) CSS
4 35 (22.01%) Ajax
5 33 (20.75%) HTML
6 32 (20.13%) .NET
7 31 (19.50%) Web Services
8 30 (18.87%) Spring MVC
9 29 (18.24%) JSON
10 24 (15.09%) JMS
11 23 (14.47%) JSP
12 22 (13.84%) J2EE
12 22 (13.84%) XSLT
12 22 (13.84%) GWT
12 22 (13.84%) CSS3
13 21 (13.21%) HTML5
13 21 (13.21%) Struts
14 20 (12.58%) JDBC
14 20 (12.58%) REST
15 19 (11.95%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) User Experience
2 11 (6.92%) Open Source
2 11 (6.92%) Smartphone
3 9 (5.66%) Replication
4 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.14%) FMCG
6 3 (1.89%) Ontologies
6 3 (1.89%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.63%) Derivative
8 1 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.63%) SCORM
8 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.27%) Windows
2 31 (19.50%) UNIX
3 20 (12.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (11.95%) Linux
4 19 (11.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (10.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.26%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.42%) MVC
3 28 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (17.61%) Web Application Development
4 23 (14.47%) OO
5 15 (9.43%) TDD
5 15 (9.43%) Waterfall
6 14 (8.81%) Refactoring
7 12 (7.55%) Project Management
8 10 (6.29%) SOA
8 10 (6.29%) Validation
8 10 (6.29%) Web Development
8 10 (6.29%) Line Management
9 8 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (5.03%) Build Automation
9 8 (5.03%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.40%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.40%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.40%) Java
2 59 (37.11%) SQL
3 54 (33.96%) JavaScript
4 34 (21.38%) C#
5 25 (15.72%) PL/SQL
6 23 (14.47%) C++
7 22 (13.84%) Perl
8 21 (13.21%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.03%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.77%) VB
10 6 (3.77%) VBA
10 6 (3.77%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.89%) Korn
12 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.26%) VBScript
13 1 (0.63%) Python
13 1 (0.63%) C-shell
13 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (10.06%) SC Cleared
1 16 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 9 (5.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (2.52%) Control-M
3 1 (0.63%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 36 (22.64%) Oracle
2 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.06%) VMware
4 9 (5.66%) Altiris
5 8 (5.03%) HP
6 7 (4.40%) Citrix
7 5 (3.14%) Google
8 3 (1.89%) Sybase
9 2 (1.26%) JBoss
9 2 (1.26%) IBM
10 1 (0.63%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.63%) Apple
10 1 (0.63%) Informatica
10 1 (0.63%) Progress
10 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.63%) Twitter
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