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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 67 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 56 61 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.02% 2.47% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 3.45% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
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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
2147 1770 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.59% 71.75% 69.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 895 749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +8 28 £355 +1.42% 9
Glasgow -9 19 £363 +12.40% 6
Stirling - 1 £400 -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 48 (52.75%) Java
2 46 (50.55%) JavaScript
2 46 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (42.86%) CSS
4 36 (39.56%) SQL
5 31 (34.07%) XML
6 29 (31.87%) Spring
7 28 (30.77%) Banking
7 28 (30.77%) Oracle
8 27 (29.67%) Ajax
9 26 (28.57%) OO
10 25 (27.47%) JSP
10 25 (27.47%) Selenium
11 23 (25.27%) Struts
11 23 (25.27%) J2EE
11 23 (25.27%) HTML
11 23 (25.27%) MVC
12 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
12 22 (24.18%) UNIX
12 22 (24.18%) Relational Database
13 20 (21.98%) JDBC
13 20 (21.98%) C#
14 19 (20.88%) Perl
14 19 (20.88%) Web Application Development
15 18 (19.78%) .NET
15 18 (19.78%) Finance
16 17 (18.68%) Shell Script
16 17 (18.68%) PL/SQL
16 17 (18.68%) JMS
16 17 (18.68%) WebSphere

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 17 (18.68%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.59%) JBoss
3 6 (6.59%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.40%) Apache
5 3 (3.30%) FileNet
5 3 (3.30%) nginx
6 2 (2.20%) Confluence
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.20%) WordPress
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.10%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Project
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.20%) DHCP
3 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) Intranet
4 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.10%) SAN
4 1 (1.10%) PPP
4 1 (1.10%) GPRS
4 1 (1.10%) PSTN
4 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
1 22 (24.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.30%) DB2
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.20%) MS Access
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (27.47%) Selenium
2 16 (17.58%) CruiseControl
3 12 (13.19%) Subversion
3 12 (13.19%) JUnit
4 11 (12.09%) Visual Studio
5 9 (9.89%) Eclipse
5 9 (9.89%) Maven
6 8 (8.79%) NUnit
6 8 (8.79%) Jasmine
7 6 (6.59%) Mockito
7 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.49%) Robotium
8 5 (5.49%) Robolectric
8 5 (5.49%) TestNG
9 4 (4.40%) JIRA
10 3 (3.30%) JSUnit
10 3 (3.30%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.30%) MSTest
10 3 (3.30%) Moq
10 3 (3.30%) Artifactory
General
1 28 (30.77%) Banking
2 18 (19.78%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (85.71%) Developer
2 37 (40.66%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.79%) C++ Developer
4 7 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Excel Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Android Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) VB Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.30%) RAD Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) VBA Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Junior Java Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Access Developer
9 2 (2.20%) VB6 Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.86%) CSS
2 31 (34.07%) XML
3 29 (31.87%) Spring
4 27 (29.67%) Ajax
5 25 (27.47%) JSP
6 23 (25.27%) Struts
6 23 (25.27%) HTML
6 23 (25.27%) J2EE
7 20 (21.98%) JDBC
8 18 (19.78%) .NET
9 17 (18.68%) JMS
10 16 (17.58%) XSLT
10 16 (17.58%) Spring MVC
10 16 (17.58%) Spring Web Flow
10 16 (17.58%) GWT
11 14 (15.38%) iBATIS
11 14 (15.38%) Web Services
12 11 (12.09%) Servlets
12 11 (12.09%) jQuery
13 10 (10.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.20%) Replication
3 1 (1.10%) Clustering
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.10%) Open Source
3 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.10%) EPoS
3 1 (1.10%) EMV
3 1 (1.10%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.10%) GIS
3 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.10%) User Experience
3 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) UNIX
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 9 (9.89%) Windows
4 6 (6.59%) Android
5 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.57%) OO
3 23 (25.27%) MVC
4 19 (20.88%) Web Application Development
5 12 (13.19%) TDD
6 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.79%) Web Development
7 8 (8.79%) Release Management
7 8 (8.79%) CRM
8 6 (6.59%) UML
8 6 (6.59%) BDD
8 6 (6.59%) Android Development
9 5 (5.49%) Software Architecture
9 5 (5.49%) RAD
9 5 (5.49%) Refactoring
10 4 (4.40%) Performance Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.40%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.75%) Java
2 46 (50.55%) JavaScript
3 36 (39.56%) SQL
4 20 (21.98%) C#
5 19 (20.88%) Perl
6 17 (18.68%) PL/SQL
6 17 (18.68%) Shell Script
7 10 (10.99%) C++
8 7 (7.69%) VB6
8 7 (7.69%) VB
9 5 (5.49%) VBA
9 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.40%) PHP
11 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.30%) PHP5
12 2 (2.20%) VBScript
12 2 (2.20%) C
13 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.10%) Python
13 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.10%) HND
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Oracle
2 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) IBM
4 2 (2.20%) McAfee
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
4 2 (2.20%) Altiris
4 2 (2.20%) Lumension
5 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.10%) HP
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