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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 133 137 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 133 112 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.26% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.69% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 72 39
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£343 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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 £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
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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
7041 6630 6053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.04% 74.29% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4133 3654 3167
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 £515 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 254 281
Average hourly rate £22.83 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Hampshire +20 43 £348 +6.92% 11
Buckinghamshire +14 30 £310 -22.50% 4
Berkshire +7 23 £350 -17.64% 13
East Sussex -8 11 - - 5
West Sussex -3 8 £338 - 5
Surrey -10 7 £413 +26.92% 7
Middlesex +11 6 £300 -25.00% 1
Kent -10 4 £325 +18.18% 1
Oxfordshire -20 3 £480 +42.22% 3
Sussex - 1 - -
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England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 120 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (37.09%) SQL
3 91 (33.09%) CSS
4 90 (32.73%) HTML
5 89 (32.36%) Java
6 83 (30.18%) C#
7 80 (29.09%) JavaScript
7 80 (29.09%) OO
8 78 (28.36%) .NET
9 74 (26.91%) XML
10 68 (24.73%) Web Services
11 56 (20.36%) TDD
11 56 (20.36%) Scrum
12 55 (20.00%) MVC
13 46 (16.73%) ASP.NET
14 45 (16.36%) jQuery
14 45 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (15.64%) Linux
15 43 (15.64%) Subversion
16 40 (14.55%) Software Engineering
16 40 (14.55%) Git (software)
17 39 (14.18%) REST
17 39 (14.18%) C
17 39 (14.18%) Microsoft
18 37 (13.45%) UML
19 36 (13.09%) Security Cleared
20 35 (12.73%) Windows
20 35 (12.73%) SQL Server
21 33 (12.00%) CMS
21 33 (12.00%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 33 (12.00%) CMS
2 16 (5.82%) WebSphere
2 16 (5.82%) Apache
3 12 (4.36%) WebLogic
3 12 (4.36%) IIS
4 7 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.45%) Drupal
6 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.09%) Lync
7 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.09%) JBoss
7 3 (1.09%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.45%) Magento
3 3 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.73%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.82%) Google Checkout
3 2 (0.73%) GitHub
4 1 (0.36%) Yammer
4 1 (0.36%) Force.com
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.09%) Internet
2 5 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.73%) ATM
4 1 (0.36%) DHCP
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
4 1 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.64%) MySQL
4 9 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.18%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (15.64%) Subversion
2 40 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 33 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 29 (10.55%) NUnit
5 27 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (9.09%) Ant
7 24 (8.73%) Visual Studio
8 21 (7.64%) Maven
9 20 (7.27%) Selenium
9 20 (7.27%) GoogleTest
10 18 (6.55%) ClearCase
11 13 (4.73%) PHPUnit
12 11 (4.00%) CppUnit
12 11 (4.00%) WebDriver
12 11 (4.00%) JMeter
13 9 (3.27%) Eclipse
13 9 (3.27%) JUnit
14 6 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.82%) CruiseControl
16 4 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (6.18%) Finance
2 16 (5.82%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.91%) Banking
4 7 (2.55%) Publishing
5 6 (2.18%) Retail
5 6 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.09%) Military
7 2 (0.73%) Marketing
7 2 (0.73%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 188 (68.36%) Developer
2 29 (10.55%) .NET Developer
2 29 (10.55%) C# Developer
3 25 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 24 (8.73%) ServiceNow Developer
5 22 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 20 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.91%) C Developer
8 16 (5.82%) Consultant
8 16 (5.82%) Programmer
9 14 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.73%) Team Leader
11 11 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.64%) SAP Consultant
12 10 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.64%) PHP Developer
12 10 (3.64%) Android Developer
13 9 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.27%) C# Programmer
13 9 (3.27%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (33.09%) CSS
2 90 (32.73%) HTML
3 78 (28.36%) .NET
4 74 (26.91%) XML
5 68 (24.73%) Web Services
6 46 (16.73%) ASP.NET
7 45 (16.36%) jQuery
8 39 (14.18%) REST
9 33 (12.00%) Ajax
10 31 (11.27%) JSON
10 31 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (8.73%) WCF
11 24 (8.73%) Spring
12 23 (8.36%) .NET Framework
13 22 (8.00%) RESTful
14 20 (7.27%) HTML5
15 17 (6.18%) WPF
15 17 (6.18%) JSP
16 16 (5.82%) SOAP
17 14 (5.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.45%) CMDB
2 19 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.09%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (5.09%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.27%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.91%) User Experience
6 8 (2.91%) Mobile Computing
6 8 (2.91%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.55%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.82%) Derivative
9 4 (1.45%) Clustering
9 4 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.09%) DataPower
11 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.73%) iPhone
11 2 (0.73%) GIS
11 2 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.64%) Linux
2 35 (12.73%) Windows
3 26 (9.45%) UNIX
4 18 (6.55%) Android
5 10 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.18%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.73%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) SUSE
9 1 (0.36%) Fedora
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (29.09%) OO
3 56 (20.36%) TDD
3 56 (20.36%) Scrum
4 55 (20.00%) MVC
5 45 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (14.55%) Software Engineering
7 37 (13.45%) UML
8 33 (12.00%) Web Development
9 32 (11.64%) Workflow
10 30 (10.91%) ITIL
11 29 (10.55%) OOD
11 29 (10.55%) BDD
12 28 (10.18%) Content Management
13 26 (9.45%) ITSM
14 25 (9.09%) Service Management
15 22 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (7.27%) SOA
17 19 (6.91%) OOP
17 19 (6.91%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (37.09%) SQL
2 89 (32.36%) Java
3 83 (30.18%) C#
4 80 (29.09%) JavaScript
5 39 (14.18%) C
6 32 (11.64%) C++
7 24 (8.73%) PHP
8 21 (7.64%) Python
9 14 (5.09%) T-SQL
10 13 (4.73%) Lua
10 13 (4.73%) Bash Shell
11 11 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.27%) Embedded C
13 8 (2.91%) XQuery
13 8 (2.91%) XPath
14 7 (2.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 7 (2.55%) VBScript
15 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.18%) PHP5
16 5 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (13.09%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.09%) Degree
4 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.09%) ISEB
6 2 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.73%) MCSE
6 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.82%) QA
1 5 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.09%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (2.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.73%) WMI
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.55%) HP
3 28 (10.18%) CA
4 26 (9.45%) BMC
4 26 (9.45%) ServiceNow
5 23 (8.36%) Oracle
6 16 (5.82%) SAP
7 10 (3.64%) IBM
8 8 (2.91%) Telerik
9 6 (2.18%) VMware
10 5 (1.82%) webMethods
10 5 (1.82%) PayPal
10 5 (1.82%) Google
10 5 (1.82%) Coremetrics
11 4 (1.45%) Cisco
12 3 (1.09%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.09%) Apple
12 3 (1.09%) Sencha
12 3 (1.09%) Talend
12 3 (1.09%) Ab Initio
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