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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 49 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.98% 3.15% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 4.04% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 3
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£400 £380 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +38.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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
479 470 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.91% 77.81% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 332 197
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.35 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 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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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 +6 7 £425 +5.59% 2
Monmouthshire - 3 £275 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (72.00%) Scrum
3 35 (70.00%) SOAP
3 35 (70.00%) Web Services
4 34 (68.00%) XML
4 34 (68.00%) REST
5 30 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 30 (60.00%) C#
5 30 (60.00%) .NET
6 26 (52.00%) Visual Studio
6 26 (52.00%) MVC
6 26 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (48.00%) BDD
8 23 (46.00%) TDD
8 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET
8 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
8 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
8 23 (46.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (44.00%) IIS
10 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
11 17 (34.00%) SQL
11 17 (34.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (32.00%) Spring
12 16 (32.00%) Hibernate
12 16 (32.00%) Java
13 12 (24.00%) PL/SQL
13 12 (24.00%) JBoss
13 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
13 12 (24.00%) WebSphere

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (44.00%) IIS
2 12 (24.00%) JBoss
2 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
1 23 (46.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Visual Studio
1 26 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (22.00%) Eclipse
2 11 (22.00%) Subversion
3 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (8.00%) Maven
5 4 (8.00%) JUnit
5 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.00%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (12.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (32.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.00%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) SOAP
1 35 (70.00%) Web Services
2 34 (68.00%) XML
2 34 (68.00%) REST
3 30 (60.00%) .NET
3 30 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (32.00%) Spring
5 16 (32.00%) Hibernate
6 12 (24.00%) MyBatis
7 11 (22.00%) Java SE
8 7 (14.00%) WCF
8 7 (14.00%) Entity Framework
8 7 (14.00%) LINQ
8 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (10.00%) WinForms
10 3 (6.00%) Ajax
10 3 (6.00%) CSS
10 3 (6.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (72.00%) Scrum
3 26 (52.00%) MVC
4 24 (48.00%) BDD
5 23 (46.00%) TDD
6 10 (20.00%) SOA
6 10 (20.00%) OOP
7 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.00%) MVVM
9 3 (6.00%) UML
9 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.00%) Migration
10 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.00%) CRM
10 1 (2.00%) Web Design
10 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) C#
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) Java
4 12 (24.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Zend