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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 16 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 11.00% - 16.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.49% - 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Average daily rate
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£314 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
71 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 71.00% 64.38% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 37 15
Average daily rate £475 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £413 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (100.00%) C#
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
1 30 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (90.00%) Scrum
2 27 (90.00%) SQL
3 26 (86.67%) T-SQL
3 26 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 22 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (66.67%) Code Coverage
6 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
6 19 (63.33%) Automated Testing
6 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) MVC
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) Back Office
9 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) TDD
10 3 (10.00%) Finance
11 2 (6.67%) SOA
11 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
12 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
12 1 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
12 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
12 1 (3.33%) Web Services
12 1 (3.33%) Oracle

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Back Office
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (93.33%) .NET Developer
3 17 (56.67%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
1 30 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (90.00%) Scrum
2 20 (66.67%) Code Coverage
3 19 (63.33%) Automated Testing
3 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (90.00%) SQL
3 26 (86.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle