The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 41 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.46% 1.16% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.65% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £600 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
336 242 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.54% 70.35% 69.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 178 159
Average daily rate £430 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £33.75 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.49% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £12.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £21.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
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 2 September 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) FINREP
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Basel III
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Basel III
1 1 (33.33%) FINREP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore