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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 80 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 45 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.79% 2.26% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.84% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 24
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £429 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +10.29%
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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
2014 2109 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.52% 73.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1198 869
Average daily rate £385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 31 £395 +12.85% 5
Renfrewshire -2 6 £343 -19.17%
Glasgow -4 4 £300 -18.64% 4
West Lothian - 2 - - 1
Stirling +7 1 £277 -30.68%
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 51 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.82%) Finance
3 39 (34.51%) C#
4 38 (33.63%) Java
5 35 (30.97%) XML
6 31 (27.43%) JavaScript
7 28 (24.78%) .NET
7 28 (24.78%) WPF
8 27 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (23.01%) Web Services
10 24 (21.24%) CSS
11 22 (19.47%) Linux
11 22 (19.47%) Web Development
12 21 (18.58%) Project Management
12 21 (18.58%) SDLC
13 19 (16.81%) Relational Database
13 19 (16.81%) Windows
14 17 (15.04%) SQL
14 17 (15.04%) Oracle
14 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
14 17 (15.04%) VMware
14 17 (15.04%) JSON
14 17 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (14.16%) WinForms
15 16 (14.16%) VBScript
15 16 (14.16%) HTML
16 15 (13.27%) SOAP
16 15 (13.27%) HTTP
16 15 (13.27%) MVC
16 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (8.85%) Apache
2 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.19%) Confluence
3 7 (6.19%) Node.js
4 6 (5.31%) nginx
4 6 (5.31%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.42%) JBoss
6 4 (3.54%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.88%) WildFly
7 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.77%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) HTTP
2 6 (5.31%) FTP
3 4 (3.54%) DHCP
3 4 (3.54%) DNS
3 4 (3.54%) IPsec
3 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) LDAP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.88%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) Relational Database
2 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.85%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.54%) DB2
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.77%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.88%) dBASE
8 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.88%) MySQL
8 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) JIRA
1 14 (12.39%) MSI
2 12 (10.62%) Eclipse
2 12 (10.62%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.62%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.19%) Jasmine
3 7 (6.19%) JUnit
3 7 (6.19%) NUnit
3 7 (6.19%) Subversion
4 6 (5.31%) Maven
4 6 (5.31%) Mockito
5 5 (4.42%) StarTeam
5 5 (4.42%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.54%) NetBeans
6 4 (3.54%) Selenium
7 3 (2.65%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.65%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.77%) jMock
General
1 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (69.03%) Developer
2 15 (13.27%) iOS Developer
3 12 (10.62%) C# Developer
3 12 (10.62%) Senior Developer
3 12 (10.62%) Software Engineer
4 8 (7.08%) Consultant
4 8 (7.08%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.08%) WPF Developer
5 7 (6.19%) Development Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Software Development Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.42%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Android Developer
7 5 (4.42%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Senior Android Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.54%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.97%) XML
2 28 (24.78%) .NET
2 28 (24.78%) WPF
3 26 (23.01%) Web Services
4 24 (21.24%) CSS
5 17 (15.04%) JSON
6 16 (14.16%) HTML
6 16 (14.16%) WinForms
7 15 (13.27%) AngularJS
7 15 (13.27%) SOAP
8 14 (12.39%) XSD
9 12 (10.62%) REST
9 12 (10.62%) RESTful
10 10 (8.85%) jQuery
11 9 (7.96%) CSS3
12 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
12 8 (7.08%) Entity Framework
12 8 (7.08%) HTML5
12 8 (7.08%) Servlets
12 8 (7.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (13.27%) User Experience
2 13 (11.50%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.62%) Mobile App
4 11 (9.73%) Visualisation
5 9 (7.96%) Derivative
5 9 (7.96%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (5.31%) iPad
7 4 (3.54%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.77%) SCADA
10 1 (0.88%) Clustering
10 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.88%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.88%) DataPower
10 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.88%) FMCG
10 1 (0.88%) iSeries
10 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.47%) Linux
2 19 (16.81%) Windows
3 15 (13.27%) Apple iOS
3 15 (13.27%) Windows Server
3 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (8.85%) Mac OS X
5 9 (7.96%) Unix
6 7 (6.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (19.47%) Web Development
4 21 (18.58%) Project Management
4 21 (18.58%) SDLC
5 15 (13.27%) iOS Development
5 15 (13.27%) MVC
6 14 (12.39%) Analytics
6 14 (12.39%) OO
6 14 (12.39%) System Testing
7 13 (11.50%) Change Management
7 13 (11.50%) Integration Testing
7 13 (11.50%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.50%) Waterfall
8 12 (10.62%) Performance Management
8 12 (10.62%) Refactoring
8 12 (10.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.73%) Data Analytics
9 11 (9.73%) High Availability
9 11 (9.73%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.51%) C#
2 38 (33.63%) Java
3 31 (27.43%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.04%) SQL
5 16 (14.16%) VBScript
6 15 (13.27%) PowerShell
7 14 (12.39%) Objective-C
8 11 (9.73%) Apple Swift
9 10 (8.85%) C++
10 9 (7.96%) C
11 7 (6.19%) COBOL
11 7 (6.19%) PL/1
11 7 (6.19%) VB.NET
12 6 (5.31%) ES6
13 4 (3.54%) PHP
13 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.65%) PHP 5
15 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.77%) Python
15 2 (1.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.08%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) HND
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) Xen
3 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.77%) Docker
3 2 (1.77%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.77%) Control-M
2 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.77%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) Oracle
1 17 (15.04%) VMware
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.42%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.54%) HP
4 4 (3.54%) IBM
4 4 (3.54%) Informatica
4 4 (3.54%) Sybase
5 3 (2.65%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.77%) Apple
6 2 (1.77%) Pega
7 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy
7 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
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