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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 22 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 23 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.30% - 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.04% - 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 8
Average daily rate
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£388 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
229 166 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 72.70% 67.48% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 120 67
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £413 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 5
Average hourly rate £37.20 £31.90 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.30 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.44 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Bath - 1 £500 - 3
Clevedon - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 47 (82.46%) C#
1 47 (82.46%) .NET
2 44 (77.19%) SQL
2 44 (77.19%) ASP.NET
3 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (71.93%) Scrum
3 41 (71.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (70.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 39 (68.42%) T-SQL
6 31 (54.39%) Automated Testing
6 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
6 31 (54.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (47.37%) Code Coverage
8 26 (45.61%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (43.86%) SC Cleared
10 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
11 13 (22.81%) Back Office
12 9 (15.79%) MVC
12 9 (15.79%) Java
12 9 (15.79%) TDD
13 8 (14.04%) Spring
13 8 (14.04%) BDD
13 8 (14.04%) hybris
14 6 (10.53%) DV Cleared
15 5 (8.77%) JIRA
15 5 (8.77%) Finance
15 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
15 5 (8.77%) Bitbucket
15 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
16 4 (7.02%) Microsoft

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.75%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 31 (54.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) Bitbucket
2 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (22.81%) Back Office
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
2 42 (73.68%) .NET Developer
3 27 (47.37%) SQL Developer
4 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Programmer
9 1 (1.75%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (82.46%) .NET
2 44 (77.19%) ASP.NET
3 41 (71.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (70.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (14.04%) Spring
6 3 (5.26%) J2EE
6 3 (5.26%) Web Services
6 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.51%) WCF
7 2 (3.51%) WF
7 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.75%) HTML
8 1 (1.75%) CSS
8 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (71.93%) Scrum
2 31 (54.39%) Automated Testing
3 27 (47.37%) Code Coverage
4 26 (45.61%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.79%) MVC
5 9 (15.79%) TDD
6 8 (14.04%) BDD
7 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.26%) Workflow
8 3 (5.26%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (3.51%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.51%) Migration
9 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.51%) SOA
10 1 (1.75%) CRM
10 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (82.46%) C#
2 44 (77.19%) SQL
3 39 (68.42%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.79%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 25 (43.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) hybris
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) ATG
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) SAP