The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 11 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 44 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.79% 5.41% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.28% 7.69% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 2
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£370 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.53% -20.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
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%
Unit Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
288 156 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 83.72% 70.27% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 107 64
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -22.80%
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 Somerset

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Somerset region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Taunton -4 31 £343 +7.87% 2
Yeovil - 4 £450 -
Bath - 2 £325 - 4
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 72 (88.89%) C#
2 70 (86.42%) .NET
3 67 (82.72%) Scrum
4 63 (77.78%) Security Cleared
5 60 (74.07%) SQL
6 57 (70.37%) SC Cleared
7 48 (59.26%) ASP.NET
8 42 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (43.21%) T-SQL
9 35 (43.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 34 (41.98%) SQL Server
11 30 (37.04%) Back Office
12 23 (28.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (27.16%) Code Coverage
13 22 (27.16%) TDD
14 21 (25.93%) SOA
14 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (23.46%) K2 blackpearl
16 17 (20.99%) MVC
17 15 (18.52%) .NET Framework
18 14 (17.28%) Automated Testing
19 13 (16.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 8 (9.88%) WCF
21 7 (8.64%) C++
21 7 (8.64%) ABAP
21 7 (8.64%) SAP
21 7 (8.64%) WPF
21 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
22 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
23 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 19 (23.46%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.94%) Selenium
3 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.47%) JUnit
5 1 (1.23%) MSTest
5 1 (1.23%) Moq
General
1 30 (37.04%) Back Office
2 2 (2.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 80 (98.77%) Developer
2 62 (76.54%) .NET Developer
3 35 (43.21%) SQL Developer
4 7 (8.64%) ABAP Developer
5 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Programmer
8 2 (2.47%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.47%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Software Programmer
9 1 (1.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.23%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (86.42%) .NET
2 48 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 42 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (43.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (18.52%) .NET Framework
6 13 (16.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (9.88%) WCF
8 7 (8.64%) WPF
9 5 (6.17%) WF
9 5 (6.17%) LINQ
9 5 (6.17%) jQuery
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (6.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (4.94%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (3.70%) LINQ to SQL
12 2 (2.47%) J2EE
12 2 (2.47%) MFC
12 2 (2.47%) CSS
12 2 (2.47%) Web Services
12 2 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (82.72%) Scrum
2 22 (27.16%) TDD
2 22 (27.16%) Code Coverage
3 21 (25.93%) SOA
3 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (20.99%) MVC
5 14 (17.28%) Automated Testing
6 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.94%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.47%) Web Development
9 2 (2.47%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (1.23%) UML
10 1 (1.23%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.23%) Workflow
10 1 (1.23%) Migration
10 1 (1.23%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.23%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 72 (88.89%) C#
2 60 (74.07%) SQL
3 35 (43.21%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.64%) C++
4 7 (8.64%) ABAP
5 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.47%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 63 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 57 (70.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.70%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) SAP
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) ESRI
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