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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 51 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.37% 0.22% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.31% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£403 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.36% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £275 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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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
424 318 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.73% 70.82% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 220 191
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.58 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.80% -71.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.52 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.63 £63.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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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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 -5 6 £403 +46.36% 2
Cardiff - 2 - - 4
Torfaen - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 14 (56.00%) SOAP
1 14 (56.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (40.00%) XML
5 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) HTML
7 8 (32.00%) Java
8 7 (28.00%) C#
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) Ant
8 7 (28.00%) JUnit
8 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (28.00%) Struts
8 7 (28.00%) J2EE
8 7 (28.00%) Mobile Commerce
8 7 (28.00%) UML
8 7 (28.00%) JMS
8 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (28.00%) Spring
8 7 (28.00%) Maven
8 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (28.00%) Java EE
8 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (28.00%) Mathematics

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Ant
1 7 (28.00%) JUnit
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (28.00%) Maven
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (28.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (24.00%) Development Team Leader
2 6 (24.00%) Java Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Lead Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Web Services
1 14 (56.00%) SOAP
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 7 (28.00%) Struts
6 7 (28.00%) REST
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (28.00%) JMS
6 7 (28.00%) J2EE
6 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
6 7 (28.00%) Spring
6 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (28.00%) Java EE
6 7 (28.00%) WCF
6 7 (28.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 7 (28.00%) JPA
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (24.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (24.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) iSeries
4 1 (4.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) MVC
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) UML
4 7 (28.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
6 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Time Management
9 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
9 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Kibana
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Thunderhead
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica