The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 25 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 39 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.51% 1.89% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.05% 2.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 0
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£428 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
431 498 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.04% 78.55% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 317 146
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.30 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
Newport - 26 £430 - 3
Cardiff +13 10 £305 -30.28%
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 42 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (61.22%) XML
3 29 (59.18%) Scrum
4 28 (57.14%) SOAP
4 28 (57.14%) Web Services
5 27 (55.10%) REST
6 23 (46.94%) .NET Framework
6 23 (46.94%) C#
6 23 (46.94%) .NET
7 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
8 20 (40.82%) BDD
9 19 (38.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
9 19 (38.78%) Java
9 19 (38.78%) Visual Studio
9 19 (38.78%) SQL
9 19 (38.78%) Spring
9 19 (38.78%) Hibernate
10 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
11 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
11 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
11 16 (32.65%) MVC
11 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (32.65%) TDD
11 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (30.61%) IIS
13 14 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
14 12 (24.49%) MyBatis
14 12 (24.49%) Tomcat

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (30.61%) IIS
2 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
2 12 (24.49%) Tomcat
2 12 (24.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Shopify
1 3 (6.12%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (12.24%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (38.78%) Visual Studio
2 11 (22.45%) Eclipse
2 11 (22.45%) Subversion
3 10 (20.41%) Maven
4 9 (18.37%) Cucumber
5 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 7 (14.29%) JUnit
6 5 (10.20%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (6.12%) XMLUnit
7 3 (6.12%) MSBuild
7 3 (6.12%) Toad
7 3 (6.12%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (97.96%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 17 (34.69%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.12%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Magento Developer
7 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) XML
2 28 (57.14%) SOAP
2 28 (57.14%) Web Services
3 27 (55.10%) REST
4 23 (46.94%) .NET Framework
4 23 (46.94%) .NET
5 19 (38.78%) Spring
5 19 (38.78%) Hibernate
6 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
6 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (24.49%) MyBatis
8 11 (22.45%) Java SE
9 7 (14.29%) WCF
9 7 (14.29%) LINQ
9 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
10 5 (10.20%) WinForms
11 4 (8.16%) HTML
12 3 (6.12%) WPF
12 3 (6.12%) HTML5
13 1 (2.04%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) Scrum
3 20 (40.82%) BDD
4 16 (32.65%) MVC
4 16 (32.65%) TDD
5 10 (20.41%) SOA
5 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 7 (14.29%) OOP
7 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Coaching
8 3 (6.12%) MVVM
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) OO
8 3 (6.12%) UML
9 1 (2.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.04%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) C#
2 19 (38.78%) Java
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Ruby
4 3 (6.12%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
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