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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 31 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 44 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.93% 1.91% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 2.50% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 8
Average daily rate £423 £311 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.74% -19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £318 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
546 520 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 85.98% 76.25% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 322 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £29.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 35 £425 +61.90% 5
West Wales +17 3 - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (78.63%) C#
2 97 (74.05%) .NET
3 95 (72.52%) Scrum
4 93 (70.99%) MVC
5 87 (66.41%) SQL Server
6 73 (55.73%) .NET Framework
7 67 (51.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 65 (49.62%) Entity Framework
8 65 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (49.62%) TDD
9 61 (46.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 58 (44.27%) REST
11 55 (41.98%) Git (software)
12 52 (39.69%) WCF
12 52 (39.69%) ASP.NET
13 51 (38.93%) Visual Studio
13 51 (38.93%) SQL
13 51 (38.93%) jQuery
14 50 (38.17%) BDD
15 47 (35.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 46 (35.11%) OOP
17 42 (32.06%) Security Cleared
17 42 (32.06%) ASP.NET Web API
18 40 (30.53%) SQL Server 2012
18 40 (30.53%) SOA
19 38 (29.01%) Web Services
20 37 (28.24%) Ajax
21 36 (27.48%) JavaScript
21 36 (27.48%) Elasticsearch
22 35 (26.72%) SpecFlow

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (27.48%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (9.92%) IIS
3 12 (9.16%) JBoss
4 11 (8.40%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.87%) Mule
6 6 (4.58%) FileNet
7 4 (3.05%) CMS
8 1 (0.76%) Apache
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.69%) LDAP
2 10 (7.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (66.41%) SQL Server
2 61 (46.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (30.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (8.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (5.34%) MySQL
6 2 (1.53%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.76%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (51.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (41.98%) Git (software)
3 51 (38.93%) Visual Studio
4 35 (26.72%) Selenium
4 35 (26.72%) SpecFlow
5 23 (17.56%) Subversion
6 10 (7.63%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.58%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.29%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.53%) JSUnit
9 2 (1.53%) Maven
9 2 (1.53%) MbUnit
9 2 (1.53%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.53%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.53%) MSTest
9 2 (1.53%) NUnit
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.76%) Mockito
General
1 34 (25.95%) Back Office
2 8 (6.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 125 (95.42%) Developer
2 80 (61.07%) .NET Developer
3 46 (35.11%) SQL Developer
4 17 (12.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (12.98%) C# Developer
5 15 (11.45%) SQL Server Developer
6 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (9.92%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.92%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.92%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Agile Developer
8 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (6.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (4.58%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (74.05%) .NET
2 73 (55.73%) .NET Framework
3 65 (49.62%) Entity Framework
4 58 (44.27%) REST
5 52 (39.69%) ASP.NET
5 52 (39.69%) WCF
6 51 (38.93%) jQuery
7 47 (35.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (32.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 38 (29.01%) Web Services
10 37 (28.24%) Ajax
11 35 (26.72%) XML
12 32 (24.43%) SOAP
13 30 (22.90%) CSS
14 29 (22.14%) HTML
15 13 (9.92%) Hibernate
15 13 (9.92%) Spring
16 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (8.40%) EJB
16 11 (8.40%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) NHS
2 7 (5.34%) User Experience
3 4 (3.05%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.05%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.40%) Linux
1 11 (8.40%) Windows
2 6 (4.58%) Unix
3 3 (2.29%) Android
3 3 (2.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (72.52%) Scrum
2 93 (70.99%) MVC
3 65 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (49.62%) TDD
4 50 (38.17%) BDD
5 46 (35.11%) OOP
6 40 (30.53%) SOA
7 32 (24.43%) OO
8 13 (9.92%) Data Security
8 13 (9.92%) High Availability
8 13 (9.92%) MSF
9 11 (8.40%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (8.40%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.63%) Workflow
11 9 (6.87%) SDLC
12 8 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.11%) Records Management
12 8 (6.11%) UML
13 6 (4.58%) SEO
13 6 (4.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (78.63%) C#
2 51 (38.93%) SQL
3 36 (27.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.21%) Java
4 16 (12.21%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.11%) PHP
6 4 (3.05%) XPath
7 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.53%) C++
8 2 (1.53%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (32.06%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.76%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) MCAD
4 1 (0.76%) MCSD
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (23.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (22.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 16 (12.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) Red Gate
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle
4 1 (0.76%) Zend
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