The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - 11.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Unit Testing
Staffordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 92.68% 93.33% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 19 20
Median daily rate £351 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.54% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent