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 27 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 30 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.11% 0.79% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.12% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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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
220 178 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.18% 70.63% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 94 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) DTV
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) SAP