The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 61 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.47% 3.25% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 4.21% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 5
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£413 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
688 594 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.83% 77.24% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 397 241
Average daily rate £365 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
South Wales -2 11 £413 +8.55% 4
West Wales -4 1 - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 45 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (71.70%) Scrum
3 37 (69.81%) SOAP
3 37 (69.81%) Web Services
4 36 (67.92%) XML
4 36 (67.92%) REST
5 31 (58.49%) .NET Framework
5 31 (58.49%) C#
5 31 (58.49%) .NET
6 27 (50.94%) Visual Studio
6 27 (50.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (49.06%) MVC
8 25 (47.17%) BDD
9 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (45.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (45.28%) TDD
9 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
9 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
10 23 (43.40%) IIS
10 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
11 20 (37.74%) SC Cleared
12 18 (33.96%) SQL
13 17 (32.08%) Java
13 17 (32.08%) Hibernate
13 17 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 17 (32.08%) Spring
14 13 (24.53%) WebSphere
14 13 (24.53%) MyBatis
14 13 (24.53%) Tomcat
14 13 (24.53%) JBoss

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 23 (43.40%) IIS
2 13 (24.53%) JBoss
2 13 (24.53%) Tomcat
2 13 (24.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Skype
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle9i Database
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Visual Studio
1 27 (50.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (22.64%) Eclipse
2 12 (22.64%) Subversion
3 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (7.55%) Maven
5 4 (7.55%) JUnit
5 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.66%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.32%) Back Office
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Developer
2 25 (47.17%) .NET Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (1.89%) ETL Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) SOAP
1 37 (69.81%) Web Services
2 36 (67.92%) XML
2 36 (67.92%) REST
3 31 (58.49%) .NET
3 31 (58.49%) .NET Framework
4 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
5 17 (32.08%) Spring
5 17 (32.08%) Hibernate
6 13 (24.53%) MyBatis
7 12 (22.64%) Java SE
8 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (13.21%) WCF
9 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
9 7 (13.21%) LINQ
10 5 (9.43%) WinForms
11 3 (5.66%) WPF
12 2 (3.77%) Symfony
12 2 (3.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (71.70%) Scrum
3 26 (49.06%) MVC
4 25 (47.17%) BDD
5 24 (45.28%) TDD
6 11 (20.75%) SOA
7 9 (16.98%) OOP
8 6 (11.32%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Migration
9 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.66%) MVVM
10 3 (5.66%) UML
11 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.89%) CRM
12 1 (1.89%) ETL
12 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
12 1 (1.89%) Regression Testing
12 1 (1.89%) Web Design
12 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.89%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) C#
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
3 17 (32.08%) Java
4 12 (22.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 20 (37.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Zend
4 1 (1.89%) Informatica
4 1 (1.89%) SAP