The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Taunton 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 9 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 34 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 21.66% 11.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.77% 16.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
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%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 80.89% 71.15% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 15 19
Average daily rate £363 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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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 31 July 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 37 (86.05%) C#
1 37 (86.05%) .NET
1 37 (86.05%) Security Cleared
2 36 (83.72%) Scrum
3 34 (79.07%) SC Cleared
4 32 (74.42%) SQL
5 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
6 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (34.88%) TDD
7 15 (34.88%) SOA
8 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 14 (32.56%) K2 blackpearl
9 13 (30.23%) T-SQL
10 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
11 11 (25.58%) Back Office
12 10 (23.26%) Code Coverage
12 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (18.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
14 8 (18.60%) MVC
15 6 (13.95%) SAP
15 6 (13.95%) ABAP
15 6 (13.95%) WCF
15 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
16 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
16 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (9.30%) jQuery
16 4 (9.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (32.56%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
General
1 11 (25.58%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (97.67%) Developer
2 34 (79.07%) .NET Developer
3 21 (48.84%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.95%) ABAP Developer
5 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.33%) SAP Developer
7 1 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (86.05%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
3 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (18.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.95%) WCF
7 4 (9.30%) WPF
7 4 (9.30%) WF
7 4 (9.30%) LINQ
7 4 (9.30%) jQuery
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (9.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (9.30%) Task Parallel Library
8 2 (4.65%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Scrum
2 15 (34.88%) TDD
2 15 (34.88%) SOA
3 10 (23.26%) Code Coverage
3 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (18.60%) MVC
5 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) C#
2 32 (74.42%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.95%) ABAP
5 4 (9.30%) C++
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) Security Cleared
2 34 (79.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft