The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 34 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 20 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.94% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £324 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
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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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
315 235 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.78% 70.15% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 171 71
Average daily rate £388 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 16
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 23 (65.71%) JSON
2 22 (62.86%) Git (software)
2 22 (62.86%) Subversion
3 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (57.14%) Java
5 19 (54.29%) REST
6 18 (51.43%) Android SDK
6 18 (51.43%) Android
7 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
8 15 (42.86%) Android Development
9 14 (40.00%) OO
10 13 (37.14%) Ant
10 13 (37.14%) Maven
11 12 (34.29%) TDD
11 12 (34.29%) Dependency Injection
12 11 (31.43%) RESTful
12 11 (31.43%) OOP
13 10 (28.57%) Internet
13 10 (28.57%) Scrum
14 9 (25.71%) Publishing
14 9 (25.71%) Apache
14 9 (25.71%) XML
14 9 (25.71%) Linux
14 9 (25.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (25.71%) JNI
14 9 (25.71%) Change Control
14 9 (25.71%) Android NDK
15 8 (22.86%) RoboGuice
16 7 (20.00%) User Stories

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (25.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Subversion
1 22 (62.86%) Git (software)
2 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
3 13 (37.14%) Maven
3 13 (37.14%) Ant
4 9 (25.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (20.00%) Mockito
6 5 (14.29%) Robotium
6 5 (14.29%) Appium
6 5 (14.29%) Artifactory
7 4 (11.43%) Gradle
7 4 (11.43%) PHPUnit
8 2 (5.71%) JUnit
9 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.86%) Selenium
9 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (25.71%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Android Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.43%) PHP Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) JSON
2 19 (54.29%) REST
3 18 (51.43%) Android SDK
4 11 (31.43%) RESTful
5 9 (25.71%) JNI
5 9 (25.71%) XML
5 9 (25.71%) Android NDK
6 8 (22.86%) RoboGuice
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
8 6 (17.14%) CSS
8 6 (17.14%) HTML
8 6 (17.14%) jQuery
9 5 (14.29%) Ajax
9 5 (14.29%) CSS3
9 5 (14.29%) HTML5
9 5 (14.29%) PostGIS
10 4 (11.43%) Leaflet
10 4 (11.43%) iOS SDK
10 4 (11.43%) Google Maps API
11 3 (8.57%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Android
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (42.86%) Android Development
4 14 (40.00%) OO
5 12 (34.29%) TDD
5 12 (34.29%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (31.43%) OOP
7 10 (28.57%) Scrum
8 9 (25.71%) Change Control
9 7 (20.00%) User Stories
10 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Web Development
11 5 (14.29%) BDD
11 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
12 4 (11.43%) MVC
13 3 (8.57%) Code Coverage
13 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
13 3 (8.57%) Refactoring
13 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) PHP5
4 3 (8.57%) C
4 3 (8.57%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow