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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 8 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 35 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 27.34% 3.48% 10.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.82% 4.17% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 2
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£314 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £388 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
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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
110 168 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 85.94% 83.58% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 140 15
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (82.61%) ASP.NET
3 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (76.09%) C#
5 32 (69.57%) Security Cleared
6 31 (67.39%) Scrum
7 28 (60.87%) SQL
8 25 (54.35%) SC Cleared
9 19 (41.30%) .NET Framework
9 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (39.13%) Entity Framework
11 17 (36.96%) MVC
12 15 (32.61%) K2 blackpearl
13 14 (30.43%) WPF
14 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
15 11 (23.91%) VB.NET
15 11 (23.91%) Back Office
16 10 (21.74%) DV Cleared
17 9 (19.57%) BDD
17 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
17 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
18 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (17.39%) WF
18 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
19 7 (15.22%) Code Coverage
20 6 (13.04%) Oracle
20 6 (13.04%) ESRI
21 4 (8.70%) Workflow
21 4 (8.70%) TDD

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (32.61%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.91%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (100.00%) Developer
2 43 (93.48%) .NET Developer
3 23 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.35%) WPF Developer
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.17%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (82.61%) ASP.NET
3 19 (41.30%) .NET Framework
3 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (39.13%) Entity Framework
5 14 (30.43%) WPF
6 8 (17.39%) WF
6 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (2.17%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (67.39%) Scrum
3 17 (36.96%) MVC
4 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
4 9 (19.57%) BDD
5 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.22%) Code Coverage
6 4 (8.70%) TDD
6 4 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (4.35%) OO
7 2 (4.35%) System Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Web Development
8 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.17%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.17%) SOA
8 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) C#
2 28 (60.87%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) VB.NET
4 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 25 (54.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
1 6 (13.04%) ESRI
2 1 (2.17%) Telerik
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft