The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 64 52 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +29
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 71 101 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.33% 3.41% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 4.43% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 73 16
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£334 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +13.97%
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2294 2280 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.16% 77.08% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1525 894
Average daily rate £390 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 120 65
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.84 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +12.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
Somerset -2 29 £320 - 7
Bristol -15 16 £400 +6.66% 11
Gloucestershire +2 13 £438 +15.51%
Wiltshire 0 4 £325 -36.58% 8
Devon -2 1 £375 +17.18% 1
Dorset -4 1 - - 4
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 87 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (54.07%) .NET
3 55 (40.74%) ASP.NET
4 53 (39.26%) SQL
4 53 (39.26%) C#
5 45 (33.33%) Scrum
6 44 (32.59%) MVC
6 44 (32.59%) Security Cleared
7 36 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 33 (24.44%) .NET Framework
9 30 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 30 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (21.48%) BDD
11 27 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 25 (18.52%) Java
13 24 (17.78%) TDD
13 24 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (17.04%) Entity Framework
14 23 (17.04%) HTML
15 22 (16.30%) WPF
16 21 (15.56%) Oracle
17 18 (13.33%) XML
17 18 (13.33%) PHP
18 17 (12.59%) Automated Testing
18 17 (12.59%) Git (software)
19 16 (11.85%) CSS
20 15 (11.11%) Back Office
20 15 (11.11%) DV Cleared
20 15 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
21 14 (10.37%) Spring

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
2 6 (4.44%) Drupal
3 5 (3.70%) IIS
4 4 (2.96%) Apache
4 4 (2.96%) CMS
4 4 (2.96%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.22%) Node.js
6 2 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) DNN
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Summit
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.67%) MySQL
3 8 (5.93%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.22%) SQLite
7 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.74%) MS Access
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.67%) JIRA
3 9 (6.67%) Selenium
4 8 (5.93%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.44%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.70%) JUnit
6 5 (3.70%) NUnit
7 4 (2.96%) Subversion
7 4 (2.96%) Maven
8 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.22%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.22%) RSpec
8 3 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (2.22%) Ant
8 3 (2.22%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.48%) MSTest
9 2 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (11.11%) Back Office
2 7 (5.19%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Electronics
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Automotive
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 120 (88.89%) Developer
2 55 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 25 (18.52%) SQL Developer
4 16 (11.85%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.93%) PHP Developer
7 8 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Drupal Developer
8 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Database Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Hybris Developer
10 4 (2.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.96%) WPF Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Analyst
11 3 (2.22%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (54.07%) .NET
2 55 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 33 (24.44%) .NET Framework
4 30 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (17.04%) Entity Framework
5 23 (17.04%) HTML
6 22 (16.30%) WPF
7 18 (13.33%) XML
8 16 (11.85%) CSS
9 14 (10.37%) Spring
10 13 (9.63%) Web Services
11 10 (7.41%) SOAP
11 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
12 9 (6.67%) WF
12 9 (6.67%) HTML5
13 8 (5.93%) REST
14 7 (5.19%) Symfony
14 7 (5.19%) Hibernate
14 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 6 (4.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.48%) User Experience
3 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.74%) iPhone
4 1 (0.74%) iPad
4 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.19%) UNIX
1 7 (5.19%) Linux
2 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.22%) Windows
4 2 (1.48%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.33%) Scrum
3 44 (32.59%) MVC
4 29 (21.48%) BDD
5 24 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (17.78%) TDD
6 17 (12.59%) Automated Testing
7 10 (7.41%) OO
7 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.19%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.19%) SDLC
9 6 (4.44%) Web Development
9 6 (4.44%) OOP
9 6 (4.44%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.70%) Code Coverage
10 5 (3.70%) Workflow
11 4 (2.96%) Web Design
11 4 (2.96%) ITIL
11 4 (2.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (2.96%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.26%) C#
1 53 (39.26%) SQL
2 36 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 25 (18.52%) Java
4 18 (13.33%) PHP
5 12 (8.89%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.93%) PHP5
8 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.44%) Perl
10 3 (2.22%) Python
10 3 (2.22%) Lua
10 3 (2.22%) Ruby
11 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.48%) C++
11 2 (1.48%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.74%) Scala
12 1 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) VB6
12 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (32.59%) Security Cleared
2 30 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.22%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.48%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Varnish
2 3 (2.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.22%) yum
2 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) Oracle
2 8 (5.93%) hybris
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.44%) SAP
4 6 (4.44%) ESRI
5 4 (2.96%) Zend
6 3 (2.22%) ATG
6 3 (2.22%) Sun
7 2 (1.48%) Telerik
7 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.74%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.74%) Google
8 1 (0.74%) Apple
8 1 (0.74%) IBM
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