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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 46 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.41% 0.54% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.74% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +12.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.34%
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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
343 271 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 80.71% 73.64% 65.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 206 118
Average daily rate £385 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 (69.70%) JSON
2 22 (66.67%) Subversion
2 22 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 21 (63.64%) Java
4 19 (57.58%) Android
4 19 (57.58%) REST
4 19 (57.58%) Android SDK
5 18 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
7 16 (48.48%) Android Development
8 14 (42.42%) OO
9 13 (39.39%) Ant
9 13 (39.39%) Maven
10 12 (36.36%) OOP
10 12 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (33.33%) RESTful
12 10 (30.30%) Change Control
12 10 (30.30%) TDD
13 9 (27.27%) Scrum
13 9 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (27.27%) JNI
13 9 (27.27%) XML
13 9 (27.27%) Linux
13 9 (27.27%) Apache
13 9 (27.27%) Internet
13 9 (27.27%) Publishing
13 9 (27.27%) Android NDK
14 8 (24.24%) RoboGuice
15 7 (21.21%) User Stories

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (27.27%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Subversion
1 22 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
3 13 (39.39%) Ant
3 13 (39.39%) Maven
4 9 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (21.21%) Mockito
6 5 (15.15%) Artifactory
6 5 (15.15%) Robotium
6 5 (15.15%) Appium
7 4 (12.12%) Gradle
7 4 (12.12%) PHPUnit
8 2 (6.06%) JUnit
9 1 (3.03%) Selenium
9 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (27.27%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Android Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Siebel Configurator
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) JSON
2 19 (57.58%) REST
2 19 (57.58%) Android SDK
3 11 (33.33%) RESTful
4 9 (27.27%) JNI
4 9 (27.27%) XML
4 9 (27.27%) Android NDK
5 8 (24.24%) RoboGuice
6 7 (21.21%) Web Services
6 7 (21.21%) HTML
7 6 (18.18%) CSS
7 6 (18.18%) jQuery
8 5 (15.15%) Ajax
8 5 (15.15%) HTML5
8 5 (15.15%) CSS3
8 5 (15.15%) PostGIS
9 4 (12.12%) Leaflet
9 4 (12.12%) iOS SDK
9 4 (12.12%) Google Maps API
10 3 (9.09%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Wiki
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Android
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Android Development
3 14 (42.42%) OO
4 12 (36.36%) OOP
4 12 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (30.30%) Change Control
5 10 (30.30%) TDD
6 9 (27.27%) Scrum
7 7 (21.21%) User Stories
8 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Web Development
9 5 (15.15%) BDD
9 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (9.09%) MVC
10 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.09%) iOS Development
11 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (3.03%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) PHP5
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Siebel Certification
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.03%) Siebel