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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 87 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 51 64 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 2.42% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 3.31% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 44
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£350 £340 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
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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
2346 1936 1672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.74% 73.06% 71.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1035 868
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 24 26
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -5 21 £350 - 5
Glasgow -13 21 £369 +10.90% 7
Stirling -6 6 £400 +6.66%
Fife - 4 £306 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £250 - 3
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 57 (53.27%) JavaScript
2 54 (50.47%) Java
3 53 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (41.12%) CSS
5 42 (39.25%) SQL
6 31 (28.97%) XML
6 31 (28.97%) Spring
7 29 (27.10%) HTML
8 27 (25.23%) Oracle
8 27 (25.23%) OO
8 27 (25.23%) Selenium
9 26 (24.30%) Banking
10 25 (23.36%) Ajax
10 25 (23.36%) .NET
10 25 (23.36%) JSP
11 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
11 24 (22.43%) MVC
12 22 (20.56%) UNIX
12 22 (20.56%) Relational Database
13 21 (19.63%) Struts
13 21 (19.63%) J2EE
14 19 (17.76%) C#
14 19 (17.76%) Web Services
14 19 (17.76%) Finance
15 18 (16.82%) Web Application Development
16 17 (15.89%) Perl
16 17 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (14.95%) TDD
17 16 (14.95%) Subversion
17 16 (14.95%) jQuery

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (14.95%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.35%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.61%) JBoss
3 6 (5.61%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.74%) Apache
4 4 (3.74%) WordPress
4 4 (3.74%) nginx
4 4 (3.74%) Confluence
5 3 (2.80%) FileNet
6 2 (1.87%) CMS
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.93%) Node.js
7 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.93%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Project
2 2 (1.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) HTTP
2 4 (3.74%) Intranet
3 3 (2.80%) GPRS
3 3 (2.80%) PSTN
3 3 (2.80%) PPP
3 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.87%) DNS
4 2 (1.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.56%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.48%) MS Access
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.80%) DB2
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQLite
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (25.23%) Selenium
2 16 (14.95%) Subversion
3 15 (14.02%) JUnit
3 15 (14.02%) CruiseControl
4 14 (13.08%) Maven
5 10 (9.35%) Visual Studio
6 9 (8.41%) Eclipse
6 9 (8.41%) JIRA
6 9 (8.41%) Jasmine
7 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
7 7 (6.54%) NUnit
8 6 (5.61%) Artifactory
8 6 (5.61%) Mockito
8 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.67%) Hudson
9 5 (4.67%) Robotium
9 5 (4.67%) Robolectric
9 5 (4.67%) TestNG
9 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
9 5 (4.67%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (24.30%) Banking
2 19 (17.76%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (87.85%) Developer
2 41 (38.32%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.21%) Senior Developer
4 9 (8.41%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Excel Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.67%) VB Developer
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Access Developer
9 3 (2.80%) VBA Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Excel VBA Developer
9 3 (2.80%) RAD Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.12%) CSS
2 31 (28.97%) XML
2 31 (28.97%) Spring
3 29 (27.10%) HTML
4 25 (23.36%) .NET
4 25 (23.36%) JSP
4 25 (23.36%) Ajax
5 21 (19.63%) Struts
5 21 (19.63%) J2EE
6 19 (17.76%) Web Services
7 16 (14.95%) JDBC
7 16 (14.95%) jQuery
8 15 (14.02%) Spring Web Flow
8 15 (14.02%) GWT
8 15 (14.02%) Spring MVC
8 15 (14.02%) XSLT
8 15 (14.02%) JMS
9 11 (10.28%) JSF
9 11 (10.28%) Hibernate
10 10 (9.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.80%) User Experience
2 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.87%) Replication
3 2 (1.87%) Open Source
3 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Animation
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) Blog
4 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) EPoS
4 1 (0.93%) EMV
4 1 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.56%) UNIX
2 13 (12.15%) Linux
3 9 (8.41%) Windows
4 7 (6.54%) Android
5 5 (4.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.23%) OO
3 24 (22.43%) MVC
4 18 (16.82%) Web Application Development
5 17 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (14.95%) TDD
7 13 (12.15%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.35%) BDD
8 10 (9.35%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.41%) Web Development
9 9 (8.41%) Release Management
9 9 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.48%) Refactoring
10 8 (7.48%) CRM
11 7 (6.54%) UML
11 7 (6.54%) Scrum
11 7 (6.54%) Android Development
12 6 (5.61%) RAD
13 5 (4.67%) OOD
13 5 (4.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (53.27%) JavaScript
2 54 (50.47%) Java
3 42 (39.25%) SQL
4 19 (17.76%) C#
5 17 (15.89%) Perl
6 16 (14.95%) PL/SQL
7 15 (14.02%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.35%) C++
9 9 (8.41%) VB
9 9 (8.41%) VBA
10 7 (6.54%) PHP
11 6 (5.61%) VB.NET
11 6 (5.61%) VB6
12 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.74%) PHP5
13 4 (3.74%) C
14 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.80%) Python
14 3 (2.80%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) HND
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Oracle
2 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.74%) IBM
4 2 (1.87%) McAfee
4 2 (1.87%) VMware
4 2 (1.87%) Altiris
4 2 (1.87%) Lumension
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
5 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
Livingston
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago