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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 75 55 89
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +34
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 60 80 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.80% 2.86% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.65% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 4
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £243 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £398 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £34.80 - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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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
2642 2191 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.34% 78.25% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1125 890
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 39
Average hourly rate £30.50 £24.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.77% -16.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.93 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 September 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 September 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 -3 23 £401 +65.46% 6
Glasgow -6 23 £350 -6.66% 9
Renfrewshire +4 7 £330 -0.37%
Fife -6 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.79%) JavaScript
3 44 (37.93%) Java
4 43 (37.07%) SQL
5 38 (32.76%) CSS
6 34 (29.31%) Finance
7 33 (28.45%) XML
8 32 (27.59%) C#
9 31 (26.72%) HTML
10 30 (25.86%) OO
11 25 (21.55%) UNIX
12 24 (20.69%) WPF
13 23 (19.83%) .NET
14 22 (18.97%) TDD
15 21 (18.10%) Windows
16 19 (16.38%) PL/SQL
16 19 (16.38%) Oracle
16 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
16 19 (16.38%) MVC
16 19 (16.38%) Banking
16 19 (16.38%) jQuery
17 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
18 17 (14.66%) RESTful
18 17 (14.66%) Web Services
18 17 (14.66%) Sass
18 17 (14.66%) Relational Database
19 16 (13.79%) Node.js
19 16 (13.79%) Change Management
19 16 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (13.79%) Node.js
2 11 (9.48%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.76%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.31%) JBoss
5 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.72%) Confluence
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.86%) IIS
7 1 (0.86%) WordPress
7 1 (0.86%) nginx
7 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.86%) Apache
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.86%) FileNet
7 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) HTTP
1 4 (3.45%) Intranet
2 3 (2.59%) GPRS
2 3 (2.59%) PSTN
2 3 (2.59%) PPP
2 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.86%) CTI
3 1 (0.86%) FTP
3 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.17%) MS Access
3 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.59%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.59%) Data Mart
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.72%) QlikView
7 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.86%) SQLite
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.07%) MSI
2 14 (12.07%) Selenium
3 11 (9.48%) Subversion
4 10 (8.62%) CruiseControl
4 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.76%) Hudson
5 9 (7.76%) JIRA
6 8 (6.90%) Maven
7 7 (6.03%) gulp
8 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.17%) Grunt
9 5 (4.31%) Artifactory
9 5 (4.31%) JUnit
10 4 (3.45%) NUnit
10 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.59%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.59%) QUnit
11 3 (2.59%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.59%) Gradle
General
1 34 (29.31%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 85 (73.28%) Developer
2 26 (22.41%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.83%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.07%) Analyst
5 13 (11.21%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.62%) Web Developer
7 10 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Software Development Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Development Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Programmer
8 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.03%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (4.31%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.76%) CSS
2 33 (28.45%) XML
3 31 (26.72%) HTML
4 24 (20.69%) WPF
5 23 (19.83%) .NET
6 19 (16.38%) jQuery
7 17 (14.66%) RESTful
7 17 (14.66%) Sass
7 17 (14.66%) Web Services
8 16 (13.79%) Spring
9 15 (12.93%) WinForms
9 15 (12.93%) HTML5
9 15 (12.93%) AngularJS
10 14 (12.07%) XSD
11 13 (11.21%) LESS
12 11 (9.48%) JSP
12 11 (9.48%) JSON
13 10 (8.62%) Ajax
13 10 (8.62%) XSLT
14 9 (7.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.62%) User Experience
3 5 (4.31%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.45%) Derivative
4 4 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) FMCG
7 1 (0.86%) iSeries
7 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.86%) Animation
7 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.55%) UNIX
2 21 (18.10%) Windows
3 16 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (12.07%) Linux
5 5 (4.31%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.31%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.86%) OO
3 22 (18.97%) TDD
4 19 (16.38%) MVC
5 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (13.79%) Change Management
7 14 (12.07%) Performance Management
8 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.34%) Refactoring
10 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.62%) BDD
11 10 (8.62%) Scrum
12 9 (7.76%) Performance Testing
12 9 (7.76%) Web Application Development
13 8 (6.90%) Analytics
13 8 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (6.90%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.90%) ETL
14 7 (6.03%) Kanban
14 7 (6.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) JavaScript
2 44 (37.93%) Java
3 43 (37.07%) SQL
4 32 (27.59%) C#
5 19 (16.38%) PL/SQL
6 14 (12.07%) VBScript
6 14 (12.07%) PowerShell
7 13 (11.21%) Shell Script
7 13 (11.21%) Perl
8 8 (6.90%) REXX
8 8 (6.90%) Tcl
9 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.31%) Python
10 4 (3.45%) VBA
11 3 (2.59%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.59%) VB
11 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.59%) C++
11 3 (2.59%) C
11 3 (2.59%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.72%) vSphere
2 2 (1.72%) vCloud
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (6.90%) WMI
2 4 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.59%) Control-M
4 2 (1.72%) SCCM
4 2 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Oracle
2 15 (12.93%) VMware
3 9 (7.76%) HP
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.59%) Twitter
5 3 (2.59%) Perforce
5 3 (2.59%) Informatica
6 2 (1.72%) NetApp
6 2 (1.72%) Sybase
6 2 (1.72%) Cognos
6 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (0.86%) Sun
7 1 (0.86%) IBM
7 1 (0.86%) Lotus
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
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