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 29 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 51 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.91% 1.44% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.09% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
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£308 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.64% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -4.57%
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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
424 287 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.37% 68.82% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 162 197
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +38.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.30 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.65 £190.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 29 December 2014. 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
Cardiff -9 2 £363 -6.45%
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) XML
1 9 (69.23%) BDD
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) SOAP
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (53.85%) REST
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
3 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 3 (23.08%) Magento
6 3 (23.08%) Shopify
6 3 (23.08%) XMLUnit
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Magento
1 3 (23.08%) Shopify
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) XMLUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) TestNG
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) PHP Magento Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Magento Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) SOAP
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
3 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (53.85%) REST
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) AS400
1 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Teradata
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 27 days ago