The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 33 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.65% 1.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 2.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 175 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.57% 70.56% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 108 92
Average daily rate £350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Slough region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (12.50%) PBX
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Gradle
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BI Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW Developer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BI Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) Zend
3 1 (12.50%) SAP