The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 120 141 147
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 139 109 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.21% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.67% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 65 47
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £52.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £35.00 £46.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.35 £35.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
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England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Buckinghamshire +24 43 £325 -12.75% 5
Hampshire +18 36 £313 -3.84% 7
Berkshire 0 25 £350 -17.64% 15
East Sussex -5 10 - - 9
Surrey +5 9 £400 +23.07% 5
Oxfordshire -14 7 £600 +88.23% 4
West Sussex -20 5 £343 - 2
Middlesex +6 3 £300 -25.00%
Kent -1 1 - - 5
Sussex - 1 - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 112 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (36.33%) Java
3 92 (33.09%) HTML
4 91 (32.73%) CSS
5 88 (31.65%) SQL
6 79 (28.42%) C#
6 79 (28.42%) JavaScript
7 78 (28.06%) OO
8 72 (25.90%) Web Services
9 69 (24.82%) .NET
10 67 (24.10%) XML
11 56 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (19.42%) Scrum
13 51 (18.35%) MVC
14 50 (17.99%) Subversion
15 48 (17.27%) ASP.NET
16 47 (16.91%) TDD
16 47 (16.91%) Git (software)
17 45 (16.19%) jQuery
18 41 (14.75%) Jenkins
19 40 (14.39%) Linux
20 39 (14.03%) REST
21 37 (13.31%) Windows
22 36 (12.95%) Software Engineering
23 35 (12.59%) Ajax
23 35 (12.59%) Ant
23 35 (12.59%) Microsoft
24 34 (12.23%) Workflow
24 34 (12.23%) JSON
25 33 (11.87%) SQL Server

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (11.51%) CMS
2 12 (4.32%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.32%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.96%) Apache
4 10 (3.60%) IIS
5 7 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.52%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.80%) Lync
7 5 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.44%) JBoss
8 4 (1.44%) Drupal
9 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.08%) Commerce Server
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.72%) Node.js
10 2 (0.72%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 15 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.08%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.08%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.72%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.72%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.36%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.44%) Google Checkout
4 1 (0.36%) Yammer
4 1 (0.36%) Force.com
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.24%) Internet
2 5 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.36%) DNS
3 1 (0.36%) LDAP
3 1 (0.36%) DHCP
3 1 (0.36%) FTP
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) ATM
3 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.24%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.16%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.16%) MySQL
5 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.44%) EDMS
6 4 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.72%) OLTP
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.72%) Big Data
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 50 (17.99%) Subversion
2 47 (16.91%) Git (software)
3 41 (14.75%) Jenkins
4 35 (12.59%) Ant
5 31 (11.15%) Maven
6 27 (9.71%) NUnit
7 24 (8.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (7.55%) Selenium
9 20 (7.19%) GoogleTest
10 18 (6.47%) Visual Studio
10 18 (6.47%) ClearCase
11 13 (4.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (4.68%) CppUnit
12 12 (4.32%) JUnit
13 11 (3.96%) Eclipse
14 9 (3.24%) JIRA
14 9 (3.24%) WebDriver
14 9 (3.24%) Mockito
14 9 (3.24%) Robotium
14 9 (3.24%) Artifactory
General
1 16 (5.76%) Finance
2 14 (5.04%) Publishing
3 11 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.24%) Banking
5 6 (2.16%) Retail
6 5 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.44%) Military
8 2 (0.72%) Games
8 2 (0.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 187 (67.27%) Developer
2 29 (10.43%) C# Developer
3 25 (8.99%) .NET Developer
4 24 (8.63%) Web Developer
5 23 (8.27%) Java Developer
5 23 (8.27%) ServiceNow Developer
6 21 (7.55%) Consultant
7 20 (7.19%) Android Developer
8 18 (6.47%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.76%) Programmer
10 14 (5.04%) SAP Consultant
11 13 (4.68%) C Developer
11 13 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (3.96%) Team Leader
13 10 (3.60%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
14 9 (3.24%) Technical Leader
14 9 (3.24%) C# Programmer
15 8 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (33.09%) HTML
2 91 (32.73%) CSS
3 72 (25.90%) Web Services
4 69 (24.82%) .NET
5 67 (24.10%) XML
6 48 (17.27%) ASP.NET
7 45 (16.19%) jQuery
8 39 (14.03%) REST
9 35 (12.59%) Ajax
10 34 (12.23%) JSON
11 29 (10.43%) WCF
12 26 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (8.99%) Android SDK
14 24 (8.63%) HTML5
15 23 (8.27%) .NET Framework
16 22 (7.91%) WPF
17 21 (7.55%) Spring
18 20 (7.19%) RESTful
19 16 (5.76%) JSP
20 15 (5.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.99%) CMDB
2 23 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.40%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.32%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (2.88%) Mobile Computing
7 8 (2.88%) User Experience
7 8 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.16%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.80%) Derivative
10 4 (1.44%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.08%) iPad
12 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.72%) NHS
12 2 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.72%) iPhone
12 2 (0.72%) Wiki
12 2 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.39%) Linux
2 37 (13.31%) Windows
3 31 (11.15%) Android
4 21 (7.55%) UNIX
5 13 (4.68%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) SUSE
9 1 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (28.06%) OO
3 56 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (19.42%) Scrum
5 51 (18.35%) MVC
6 47 (16.91%) TDD
7 36 (12.95%) Software Engineering
8 34 (12.23%) Workflow
9 32 (11.51%) UML
10 28 (10.07%) ITIL
11 26 (9.35%) Content Management
12 25 (8.99%) ITSM
13 24 (8.63%) OOD
13 24 (8.63%) Automated Testing
14 22 (7.91%) Service Management
14 22 (7.91%) Web Development
15 21 (7.55%) Android Development
16 20 (7.19%) SOA
16 20 (7.19%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (6.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 101 (36.33%) Java
2 88 (31.65%) SQL
3 79 (28.42%) C#
3 79 (28.42%) JavaScript
4 32 (11.51%) C
5 30 (10.79%) C++
6 17 (6.12%) Python
7 15 (5.40%) T-SQL
8 14 (5.04%) PHP
9 11 (3.96%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.24%) Lua
10 9 (3.24%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.24%) VBScript
10 9 (3.24%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.88%) XQuery
11 8 (2.88%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.88%) XPath
12 7 (2.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 5 (1.80%) Perl
13 5 (1.80%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 32 (11.51%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.68%) Degree
4 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.08%) MCSE
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.36%) HND
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.36%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.60%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.52%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.72%) WMI
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.07%) CA
3 27 (9.71%) HP
4 25 (8.99%) BMC
4 25 (8.99%) ServiceNow
5 24 (8.63%) Oracle
6 20 (7.19%) SAP
7 8 (2.88%) Telerik
7 8 (2.88%) Google
8 7 (2.52%) IBM
8 7 (2.52%) VMware
9 5 (1.80%) Cisco
10 4 (1.44%) webMethods
10 4 (1.44%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.44%) Coremetrics
10 4 (1.44%) PayPal
11 3 (1.08%) Talend
11 3 (1.08%) Sencha
11 3 (1.08%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.08%) Apple
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