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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 30 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 39 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.93% 1.93% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 2.62% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 6
Average daily rate £420 £263 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -32.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +10.29%
Unit Testing
Wales

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
489 382 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.86% 73.60% 77.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 264 189
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 10
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £31.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 23 £420 - 4
Newport +6 15 £370 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 97 (81.51%) C#
2 93 (78.15%) .NET
3 88 (73.95%) Scrum
4 81 (68.07%) SQL Server
5 80 (67.23%) MVC
6 69 (57.98%) .NET Framework
7 61 (51.26%) Entity Framework
8 60 (50.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 60 (50.42%) TDD
9 58 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 54 (45.38%) REST
12 50 (42.02%) WCF
13 49 (41.18%) ASP.NET
14 48 (40.34%) Visual Studio
15 47 (39.50%) SQL
16 46 (38.66%) BDD
16 46 (38.66%) Git (software)
17 43 (36.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (36.13%) OOP
18 41 (34.45%) Security Cleared
18 41 (34.45%) jQuery
19 39 (32.77%) ASP.NET Web API
20 37 (31.09%) SQL Server 2012
20 37 (31.09%) SOA
21 36 (30.25%) Web Services
22 33 (27.73%) Ajax
22 33 (27.73%) Elasticsearch
23 32 (26.89%) SpecFlow
23 32 (26.89%) Back Office

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 33 (27.73%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (10.08%) JBoss
3 11 (9.24%) IIS
3 11 (9.24%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.56%) Mule
5 6 (5.04%) FileNet
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.92%) LDAP
2 10 (8.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (68.07%) SQL Server
2 56 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (31.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (9.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.68%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.84%) DB2
8 1 (0.84%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.84%) MySQL
8 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (50.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (40.34%) Visual Studio
3 46 (38.66%) Git (software)
4 32 (26.89%) Selenium
4 32 (26.89%) SpecFlow
5 17 (14.29%) Subversion
6 10 (8.40%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.04%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.52%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.68%) Maven
9 2 (1.68%) MbUnit
9 2 (1.68%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.68%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.68%) MSTest
9 2 (1.68%) NUnit
10 1 (0.84%) JIRA
10 1 (0.84%) Mockito
General
1 32 (26.89%) Back Office
2 8 (6.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 111 (93.28%) Developer
2 75 (63.03%) .NET Developer
3 43 (36.13%) SQL Developer
4 16 (13.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (13.45%) C# Developer
5 14 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (10.92%) Java Developer
6 13 (10.92%) Software Developer
7 11 (9.24%) Agile Developer
8 10 (8.40%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (7.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.72%) Software Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (5.04%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Agile .NET Developer
13 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 4 (3.36%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (78.15%) .NET
2 69 (57.98%) .NET Framework
3 61 (51.26%) Entity Framework
4 54 (45.38%) REST
5 50 (42.02%) WCF
6 49 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 43 (36.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (34.45%) jQuery
9 39 (32.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (30.25%) Web Services
11 33 (27.73%) Ajax
12 30 (25.21%) XML
13 29 (24.37%) SOAP
14 25 (21.01%) CSS
15 24 (20.17%) HTML
16 13 (10.92%) Hibernate
16 13 (10.92%) Spring
17 11 (9.24%) Drools
17 11 (9.24%) EJB 3.0
17 11 (9.24%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) NHS
2 3 (2.52%) User Experience
3 2 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.84%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Windows
2 7 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) Android
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (73.95%) Scrum
2 80 (67.23%) MVC
3 60 (50.42%) TDD
4 58 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (38.66%) BDD
6 43 (36.13%) OOP
7 37 (31.09%) SOA
8 31 (26.05%) OO
9 12 (10.08%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.24%) Data Security
10 11 (9.24%) High Availability
10 11 (9.24%) MSF
11 10 (8.40%) Workflow
12 9 (7.56%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (7.56%) SDLC
13 8 (6.72%) UML
14 7 (5.88%) Configuration Management
14 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
15 6 (5.04%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (81.51%) C#
2 47 (39.50%) SQL
3 30 (25.21%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.45%) Java
5 14 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.52%) C++
7 3 (2.52%) XPath
8 2 (1.68%) PHP
8 2 (1.68%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.84%) Perl
9 1 (0.84%) VC++
Qualifications
1 41 (34.45%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.84%) Degree
4 1 (0.84%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (22.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 12 (10.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (10.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.24%) Red Gate
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) Sybase
4 1 (0.84%) Zend
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