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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 157 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 116 124 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 1.35% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.81% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 81 57
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£345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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
7343 6851 6117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.28% 74.64% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4443 3749 3299
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 257 264
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Hampshire -4 41 £345 +5.38% 8
Buckinghamshire +12 27 £324 -28.05% 7
Berkshire -16 13 £450 +5.88% 19
East Sussex -5 11 - - 4
Surrey -7 7 £320 -24.70% 12
West Sussex -5 6 £331 - 2
Middlesex - 6 £358 - 1
Oxfordshire -21 5 £300 +20.00% 8
Kent -10 4 £338 +22.72% 5
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 116 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (40.61%) SQL
3 87 (33.33%) HTML
3 87 (33.33%) CSS
4 81 (31.03%) C#
5 79 (30.27%) .NET
6 77 (29.50%) JavaScript
7 76 (29.12%) Java
7 76 (29.12%) XML
8 75 (28.74%) OO
9 69 (26.44%) Web Services
10 57 (21.84%) Scrum
11 52 (19.92%) TDD
12 50 (19.16%) MVC
13 44 (16.86%) ASP.NET
14 43 (16.48%) jQuery
15 41 (15.71%) SQL Server
16 39 (14.94%) Linux
17 38 (14.56%) C
17 38 (14.56%) Microsoft
18 37 (14.18%) Software Engineering
19 36 (13.79%) UML
20 35 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
21 34 (13.03%) Git (software)
22 32 (12.26%) Security Cleared
22 32 (12.26%) OOD
22 32 (12.26%) Web Development
22 32 (12.26%) CMS
23 31 (11.88%) Subversion
24 30 (11.49%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (12.26%) CMS
2 21 (8.05%) Apache
3 18 (6.90%) IIS
4 16 (6.13%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.60%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.92%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.53%) JBoss
9 4 (1.53%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.15%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.15%) Lync
10 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.15%) Node.js
10 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.15%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 15 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.30%) Magento
3 3 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.77%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.38%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.38%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.38%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.92%) Google Checkout
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.77%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) Force.com
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.98%) Internet
2 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.53%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.77%) ATM
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) Skype
5 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.05%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.36%) MySQL
4 12 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.30%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.92%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 34 (13.03%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.88%) Subversion
3 28 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (10.34%) NUnit
4 27 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 23 (8.81%) Jenkins
6 18 (6.90%) Ant
7 17 (6.51%) PHPUnit
8 16 (6.13%) GoogleTest
8 16 (6.13%) Selenium
9 14 (5.36%) Maven
9 14 (5.36%) ClearCase
10 11 (4.21%) WebDriver
11 10 (3.83%) Eclipse
11 10 (3.83%) JMeter
12 9 (3.45%) JUnit
13 7 (2.68%) CppUnit
14 4 (1.53%) JIRA
14 4 (1.53%) Fiddler
14 4 (1.53%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (8.05%) Finance
2 19 (7.28%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.45%) Banking
4 6 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.92%) Retail
6 3 (1.15%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Military
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 180 (68.97%) Developer
2 29 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 26 (9.96%) C# Developer
4 24 (9.20%) ServiceNow Developer
5 23 (8.81%) Software Engineer
6 22 (8.43%) C Developer
7 21 (8.05%) Web Developer
8 19 (7.28%) Programmer
8 19 (7.28%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.51%) Consultant
10 14 (5.36%) Team Leader
10 14 (5.36%) PHP Developer
11 12 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.83%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
14 9 (3.45%) C# Programmer
15 8 (3.07%) C Programmer
16 7 (2.68%) Software Developer
16 7 (2.68%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (33.33%) HTML
1 87 (33.33%) CSS
2 79 (30.27%) .NET
3 76 (29.12%) XML
4 69 (26.44%) Web Services
5 44 (16.86%) ASP.NET
6 43 (16.48%) jQuery
7 30 (11.49%) Ajax
7 30 (11.49%) REST
8 28 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (10.34%) WCF
10 26 (9.96%) .NET Framework
11 24 (9.20%) Spring
12 23 (8.81%) JSON
13 20 (7.66%) RESTful
14 17 (6.51%) HTML5
14 17 (6.51%) WPF
14 17 (6.51%) JSP
15 16 (6.13%) XSLT
16 15 (5.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.96%) CMDB
2 17 (6.51%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.21%) Client/Server
5 11 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.07%) Mobile Computing
6 8 (3.07%) Data Integration
6 8 (3.07%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.92%) Clustering
7 5 (1.92%) Derivative
8 4 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.53%) DataPower
8 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.53%) User Experience
9 3 (1.15%) Replication
10 2 (0.77%) Animation
10 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.77%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.94%) Linux
2 29 (11.11%) Windows
3 21 (8.05%) UNIX
4 11 (4.21%) Android
5 10 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.15%) Solaris
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) SUSE
9 1 (0.38%) Fedora
9 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (28.74%) OO
3 57 (21.84%) Scrum
4 52 (19.92%) TDD
5 50 (19.16%) MVC
6 37 (14.18%) Software Engineering
7 36 (13.79%) UML
8 35 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (12.26%) Web Development
9 32 (12.26%) OOD
10 29 (11.11%) BDD
11 28 (10.73%) ITIL
12 27 (10.34%) Workflow
12 27 (10.34%) Content Management
13 26 (9.96%) ITSM
14 25 (9.58%) Service Management
15 24 (9.20%) SOA
15 24 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (7.28%) Integration Testing
16 19 (7.28%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (40.61%) SQL
2 81 (31.03%) C#
3 77 (29.50%) JavaScript
4 76 (29.12%) Java
5 38 (14.56%) C
6 27 (10.34%) C++
7 25 (9.58%) PHP
7 25 (9.58%) Python
8 21 (8.05%) T-SQL
9 16 (6.13%) Lua
9 16 (6.13%) Bash Shell
10 15 (5.75%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.45%) Embedded C
12 8 (3.07%) PHP5
13 7 (2.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 7 (2.68%) XPath
13 7 (2.68%) VBScript
13 7 (2.68%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.68%) XQuery
14 6 (2.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.28%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.36%) Degree
4 5 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) ISEB
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.77%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) HND
7 1 (0.38%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) QA
1 5 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.15%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (2.68%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.77%) WMI
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.11%) HP
3 26 (9.96%) Oracle
3 26 (9.96%) BMC
3 26 (9.96%) CA
3 26 (9.96%) ServiceNow
4 13 (4.98%) SAP
5 11 (4.21%) Telerik
6 10 (3.83%) IBM
7 6 (2.30%) webMethods
8 5 (1.92%) PayPal
8 5 (1.92%) Google
8 5 (1.92%) Coremetrics
9 4 (1.53%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.53%) VMware
10 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.15%) Sencha
10 3 (1.15%) Talend
10 3 (1.15%) Apple
10 3 (1.15%) Aquila
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