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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 68 49 79
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +30
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 70 93 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.19% 3.35% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 4.28% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 10
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£388 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% +0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £246 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £34.80 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2536 2173 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.25% 78.25% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1280 1142 905
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 37 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £91.20 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 31 £390 +5.40% 5
Glasgow -20 20 £350 +16.66% 8
Renfrewshire +10 8 £375 +10.29%
Fife - 2 £338 -
Stirling +3 1 £400 -
West Lothian -13 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 53 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 48 (41.38%) Java
4 45 (38.79%) CSS
5 42 (36.21%) SQL
6 35 (30.17%) HTML
7 32 (27.59%) OO
8 28 (24.14%) XML
9 27 (23.28%) UNIX
10 26 (22.41%) Finance
11 23 (19.83%) TDD
11 23 (19.83%) Spring
12 22 (18.97%) jQuery
13 21 (18.10%) Banking
13 21 (18.10%) MVC
13 21 (18.10%) C#
13 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
14 20 (17.24%) Oracle
14 20 (17.24%) Web Services
14 20 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (16.38%) .NET
15 19 (16.38%) RESTful
15 19 (16.38%) HTML5
16 18 (15.52%) Sass
17 17 (14.66%) AngularJS
17 17 (14.66%) PL/SQL
17 17 (14.66%) Selenium
17 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
18 16 (13.79%) Git (software)
18 16 (13.79%) Windows

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 15 (12.93%) Node.js
2 12 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.48%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.31%) JBoss
5 4 (3.45%) Confluence
6 3 (2.59%) FileNet
7 2 (1.72%) CMS
7 2 (1.72%) WordPress
7 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.86%) IIS
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.86%) Apache
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Intranet
2 3 (2.59%) GPRS
2 3 (2.59%) PSTN
2 3 (2.59%) HTTP
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 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.90%) MS Access
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.59%) DB2
6 3 (2.59%) MySQL
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.72%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.86%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Selenium
2 16 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.07%) Subversion
4 11 (9.48%) Maven
4 11 (9.48%) JIRA
4 11 (9.48%) CruiseControl
5 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.76%) Hudson
6 9 (7.76%) MSI
7 7 (6.03%) JUnit
8 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.17%) gulp
9 5 (4.31%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.31%) Grunt
9 5 (4.31%) Jasmine
9 5 (4.31%) Artifactory
10 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.45%) NetBeans
10 4 (3.45%) NUnit
10 4 (3.45%) JSUnit
General
1 26 (22.41%) Finance
2 21 (18.10%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Front Office
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (75.86%) Developer
2 33 (28.45%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.83%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.03%) SQL Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Development Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Software Development Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Excel Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Programmer
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.79%) CSS
2 35 (30.17%) HTML
3 28 (24.14%) XML
4 23 (19.83%) Spring
5 22 (18.97%) jQuery
6 20 (17.24%) Web Services
7 19 (16.38%) .NET
7 19 (16.38%) RESTful
7 19 (16.38%) HTML5
8 18 (15.52%) Sass
9 17 (14.66%) AngularJS
10 15 (12.93%) JSP
11 14 (12.07%) WPF
11 14 (12.07%) LESS
12 12 (10.34%) Ajax
13 11 (9.48%) J2EE
13 11 (9.48%) Struts
13 11 (9.48%) XSLT
14 10 (8.62%) WinForms
14 10 (8.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.17%) User Experience
3 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.86%) Animation
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.86%) Blog
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.28%) UNIX
2 16 (13.79%) Windows
2 16 (13.79%) Linux
3 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.31%) Android
4 5 (4.31%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.59%) OO
3 23 (19.83%) TDD
4 21 (18.10%) MVC
5 20 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.34%) Refactoring
8 11 (9.48%) Scrum
8 11 (9.48%) Change Management
8 11 (9.48%) Web Application Development
9 10 (8.62%) BDD
9 10 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (7.76%) Performance Management
10 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.90%) SDLC
12 7 (6.03%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.03%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (6.03%) RAD
13 6 (5.17%) OOD
13 6 (5.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 48 (41.38%) Java
3 42 (36.21%) SQL
4 21 (18.10%) C#
5 17 (14.66%) PL/SQL
6 14 (12.07%) Perl
7 13 (11.21%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
8 9 (7.76%) VBScript
8 9 (7.76%) VBA
9 6 (5.17%) Python
9 6 (5.17%) REXX
9 6 (5.17%) Tcl
10 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.45%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.45%) PHP
11 4 (3.45%) C
12 3 (2.59%) C++
12 3 (2.59%) VB
12 3 (2.59%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.86%) HND
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.72%) vSphere
2 2 (1.72%) vCloud
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) WMI
1 6 (5.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.72%) SCCM
2 2 (1.72%) SCOM
2 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Oracle
2 12 (10.34%) VMware
3 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.17%) HP
5 3 (2.59%) Twitter
5 3 (2.59%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.72%) Google
6 2 (1.72%) Sybase
6 2 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (0.86%) Lotus
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.86%) Perforce
7 1 (0.86%) Sun
7 1 (0.86%) Informatica
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