The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 36 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.38% 1.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 149 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 72.49% 73.04% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 69 140
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £19.00 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Unit Testing
North East

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Tyne and Wear region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 9 £325 - 5
Sunderland - - - -
Unit Testing
North East

Unit Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 14 (77.78%) SAS
2 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) CSS3
3 4 (22.22%) Office 365
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Local Government

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (77.78%) SAS
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) SAS Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML5
1 4 (22.22%) REST
1 4 (22.22%) CSS3
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript