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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 32 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 47 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.06% 1.47% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 1.90% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 2
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£428 £430 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +37.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £375 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
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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
619 633 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 79.77% 77.57% 72.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 407 199
Average daily rate £365 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 10
Average hourly rate £15.13 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.50% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £15.32 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £52.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +28 44 £428 -0.58% 2
West Wales - 1 - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 51 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (63.33%) Scrum
3 36 (60.00%) XML
4 35 (58.33%) SOAP
4 35 (58.33%) Web Services
5 34 (56.67%) REST
6 29 (48.33%) .NET Framework
6 29 (48.33%) C#
6 29 (48.33%) .NET
7 27 (45.00%) Visual Studio
7 27 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (41.67%) BDD
9 24 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 24 (40.00%) TDD
10 22 (36.67%) MVC
10 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
10 22 (36.67%) SQL
10 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET
10 22 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (35.00%) SC Cleared
11 21 (35.00%) IIS
12 20 (33.33%) Java
12 20 (33.33%) Spring
12 20 (33.33%) Hibernate
13 17 (28.33%) PL/SQL
14 16 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
15 13 (21.67%) MyBatis
15 13 (21.67%) JBoss

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (35.00%) IIS
2 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
2 13 (21.67%) JBoss
2 13 (21.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
1 2 (3.33%) Shopify
2 1 (1.67%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
1 22 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.33%) InterBase
6 2 (3.33%) Firebird
6 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.33%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Visual Studio
1 27 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (20.00%) Subversion
3 10 (16.67%) Maven
3 10 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (11.67%) JUnit
4 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (5.00%) MSBuild
6 3 (5.00%) Toad
6 3 (5.00%) Ant
7 2 (3.33%) XMLUnit
General
1 5 (8.33%) Back Office
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (96.67%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) .NET Developer
3 19 (31.67%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Magento Developer
8 2 (3.33%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.67%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Java Team Leader
9 1 (1.67%) ETL Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (60.00%) XML
2 35 (58.33%) SOAP
2 35 (58.33%) Web Services
3 34 (56.67%) REST
4 29 (48.33%) .NET Framework
4 29 (48.33%) .NET
5 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET
5 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (33.33%) Spring
6 20 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 13 (21.67%) MyBatis
8 12 (20.00%) Java SE
9 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework
9 7 (11.67%) LINQ
9 7 (11.67%) WCF
10 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (8.33%) WinForms
12 3 (5.00%) WPF
12 3 (5.00%) HTML
13 2 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) NHS
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (63.33%) Scrum
3 25 (41.67%) BDD
4 24 (40.00%) TDD
5 22 (36.67%) MVC
6 11 (18.33%) SOA
7 10 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 9 (15.00%) OOP
9 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.33%) Migration
11 4 (6.67%) OO
11 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.00%) Coaching
12 3 (5.00%) MVVM
12 3 (5.00%) UML
13 2 (3.33%) Workflow
13 2 (3.33%) ETL
13 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) C#
2 22 (36.67%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) Java
4 17 (28.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.33%) Delphi
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
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