The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 9 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 32 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 24.06% 4.72% 17.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.83% 6.32% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 4
Average daily rate
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£318 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
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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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
115 95 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 86.47% 74.80% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 84 18
Average daily rate £540 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.35% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 40 (81.63%) C#
3 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (75.51%) Scrum
5 36 (73.47%) SQL
6 31 (63.27%) Security Cleared
7 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (48.98%) SC Cleared
9 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
10 17 (34.69%) Automated Testing
10 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
10 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 16 (32.65%) MVC
12 15 (30.61%) K2 blackpearl
12 15 (30.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (26.53%) Code Coverage
14 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
14 11 (22.45%) Back Office
14 11 (22.45%) WPF
15 8 (16.33%) DV Cleared
15 8 (16.33%) VB.NET
16 7 (14.29%) WF
16 7 (14.29%) BDD
17 6 (12.24%) Oracle
17 6 (12.24%) ESRI
18 3 (6.12%) TDD
19 2 (4.08%) Web Development

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 15 (30.61%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (22.45%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (100.00%) Developer
2 48 (97.96%) .NET Developer
3 29 (59.18%) SQL Developer
4 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.04%) WPF Developer
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
5 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 15 (30.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (22.45%) WPF
8 7 (14.29%) WF
9 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (75.51%) Scrum
3 17 (34.69%) Automated Testing
4 16 (32.65%) MVC
5 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.53%) Code Coverage
6 7 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (6.12%) TDD
8 2 (4.08%) Web Development
8 2 (4.08%) OO
9 1 (2.04%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.04%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.04%) SOA
9 1 (2.04%) Migration
9 1 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) C#
2 36 (73.47%) SQL
3 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
4 8 (16.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) Security Cleared
2 24 (48.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
1 6 (12.24%) ESRI
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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