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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 17 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 38 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.61% 2.89% 7.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.02% 3.51% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 8
Average daily rate
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£314 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.34%
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
271 342 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.70% 82.41% 60.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 253 65
Average daily rate £380 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.31 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £36.40 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Taunton +22 35 £314 -10.28%
Bath +4 1 - - 1
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (85.25%) .NET
2 42 (68.85%) ASP.NET
3 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (60.66%) C#
5 35 (57.38%) Security Cleared
6 34 (55.74%) Scrum
7 32 (52.46%) SQL
8 26 (42.62%) SC Cleared
9 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
11 19 (31.15%) MVC
12 18 (29.51%) Entity Framework
13 17 (27.87%) BDD
14 16 (26.23%) K2 blackpearl
15 15 (24.59%) WPF
16 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
17 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
17 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
17 11 (18.03%) Back Office
17 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
18 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
19 9 (14.75%) Java
19 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
20 8 (13.11%) WF
20 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
20 8 (13.11%) hybris
20 8 (13.11%) Code Coverage
20 8 (13.11%) Oracle
20 8 (13.11%) TDD

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (26.23%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.20%) JIRA
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) MorphX
4 1 (1.64%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (18.03%) Back Office
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (100.00%) Developer
2 48 (78.69%) .NET Developer
3 26 (42.62%) SQL Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.28%) WPF Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (1.64%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Technical Developer
7 1 (1.64%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (1.64%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (85.25%) .NET
2 42 (68.85%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
5 18 (29.51%) Entity Framework
6 15 (24.59%) WPF
7 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (13.11%) WF
8 8 (13.11%) Spring
9 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.92%) J2EE
10 2 (3.28%) WCF
11 1 (1.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (55.74%) Scrum
3 19 (31.15%) MVC
4 17 (27.87%) BDD
5 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
6 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.11%) Code Coverage
6 8 (13.11%) TDD
7 5 (8.20%) Workflow
7 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.92%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.28%) System Testing
9 2 (3.28%) OO
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.28%) Web Development
10 1 (1.64%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.64%) Migration
10 1 (1.64%) SOA
10 1 (1.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
3 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
4 9 (14.75%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) Perl
6 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) X++
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (57.38%) Security Cleared
2 26 (42.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) hybris
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) ESRI
3 3 (4.92%) ATG
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) Telerik
4 1 (1.64%) SAP