The first table below looks at the demand for HttpUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HttpUnit over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Development Applications category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HttpUnit
Rank 585 531 575
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +44
Contract jobs citing HttpUnit 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.029% 0.13% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £420 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +110.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6782 5367 5815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.42% 11.25% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4327 3422 3405
Average daily rate £375 £383 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 129 201
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%

HttpUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HttpUnit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HttpUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HttpUnit
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HttpUnit within the UK.

HttpUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HttpUnit
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HttpUnit within the UK.

HttpUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HttpUnit
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HttpUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -52 2 - -
London - - - -

HttpUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HttpUnit 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 HttpUnit.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) XMLUnit
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver

HttpUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HttpUnit 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 HttpUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) XMLUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#