The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 23 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.14% 2.17% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 3.17% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £438 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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 £40.95 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +10.29%
Unit Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 63 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.00% 68.48% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 41 63
Average daily rate £340 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stafford - 1 £385 - 1
Unit Testing
West Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior SQL Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior VB.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior VB.NET Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) SOLID
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared