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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 17 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 0 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.24% - 12.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.23% - 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 15
Average daily rate
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£328 - £320
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%
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
229 168 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.58% 68.85% 68.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 120 76
Average daily rate £413 £380 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £445 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £12.31 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.12% -62.69%
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 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 February 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 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - - 3
Yeovil - - - -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 43 (81.13%) .NET
2 41 (77.36%) ASP.NET
3 40 (75.47%) C#
4 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (66.04%) SQL
6 31 (58.49%) Scrum
7 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
8 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 25 (47.17%) T-SQL
10 24 (45.28%) Automated Testing
11 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
12 19 (35.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (30.19%) Code Coverage
14 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
15 12 (22.64%) Back Office
16 10 (18.87%) K2 blackpearl
17 9 (16.98%) Java
18 8 (15.09%) VB.NET
18 8 (15.09%) MVC
18 8 (15.09%) Oracle
18 8 (15.09%) Spring
18 8 (15.09%) BDD
18 8 (15.09%) hybris
19 7 (13.21%) TDD
20 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
20 5 (9.43%) Bitbucket
20 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
20 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (18.87%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.43%) Bitbucket
2 5 (9.43%) JIRA
2 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.89%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (22.64%) Back Office
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (100.00%) Developer
2 40 (75.47%) .NET Developer
3 27 (50.94%) SQL Developer
4 7 (13.21%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Technical Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Programmer
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (1.89%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (81.13%) .NET
2 41 (77.36%) ASP.NET
3 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (15.09%) Spring
6 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.66%) J2EE
7 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (3.77%) Web Services
9 1 (1.89%) HTML
9 1 (1.89%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.89%) CSS
9 1 (1.89%) WCF
9 1 (1.89%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) DTV
1 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (58.49%) Scrum
3 24 (45.28%) Automated Testing
4 16 (30.19%) Code Coverage
4 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.09%) BDD
5 8 (15.09%) MVC
6 7 (13.21%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.66%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.77%) OO
9 2 (3.77%) Workflow
9 2 (3.77%) Migration
9 2 (3.77%) Web Development
10 1 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.89%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) C#
2 35 (66.04%) SQL
3 25 (47.17%) T-SQL
4 9 (16.98%) Java
5 8 (15.09%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
1 8 (15.09%) hybris
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) ATG
3 1 (1.89%) SAP