The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 49 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.67% 4.71% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 5.86% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Average daily rate £325 £538 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% +79.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
350 222 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.13% 80.43% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 182 189
Average daily rate £410 £423 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Unit Testing
Wiltshire

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) ColdFusion
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (28.57%) ColdFusion
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Hudson
4 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 1 (14.29%) Gradle
4 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 1 (14.29%) Mockito
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Ant
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
5 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
5 1 (14.29%) SAML
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Spring Security
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Basel III
2 1 (14.29%) FINREP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle