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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 31 61 38
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 41 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.28% 0.93% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 1.24% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 2
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£428 £500 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +59.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £500 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +18.32%
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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
591 563 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.16% 74.97% 69.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 359 166
Average daily rate £365 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 10
Average hourly rate £17.46 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.16% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.45 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £19.10
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 6 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 6 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 +32 39 £428 -14.50% 3
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 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 45 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) Scrum
3 31 (57.41%) XML
4 29 (53.70%) SOAP
4 29 (53.70%) Web Services
5 28 (51.85%) REST
6 23 (42.59%) .NET Framework
6 23 (42.59%) C#
6 23 (42.59%) .NET
7 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
8 21 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
9 20 (37.04%) Java
9 20 (37.04%) Spring
9 20 (37.04%) Hibernate
9 20 (37.04%) BDD
10 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
10 19 (35.19%) SQL
11 18 (33.33%) TDD
12 17 (31.48%) PL/SQL
13 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
13 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
13 16 (29.63%) MVC
13 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (27.78%) IIS
15 14 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
16 13 (24.07%) MyBatis
16 13 (24.07%) Tomcat

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 15 (27.78%) IIS
2 13 (24.07%) JBoss
2 13 (24.07%) Tomcat
2 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Magento
1 3 (5.56%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.81%) RDBMS
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.70%) Firebird
6 2 (3.70%) Data Mart
6 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.70%) InterBase
7 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
1 21 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 12 (22.22%) Subversion
3 10 (18.52%) Maven
3 10 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.96%) JUnit
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (5.56%) Ant
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (5.56%) Toad
6 3 (5.56%) MSBuild
6 3 (5.56%) XMLUnit
General
1 2 (3.70%) Back Office
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 53 (98.15%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 17 (31.48%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Database Developer
7 3 (5.56%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Magento Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Informatica Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Java Team Leader
9 1 (1.85%) ETL Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (57.41%) XML
2 29 (53.70%) SOAP
2 29 (53.70%) Web Services
3 28 (51.85%) REST
4 23 (42.59%) .NET
4 23 (42.59%) .NET Framework
5 20 (37.04%) Hibernate
5 20 (37.04%) Spring
6 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
6 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (24.07%) MyBatis
8 12 (22.22%) Java SE
9 7 (12.96%) WCF
9 7 (12.96%) LINQ
9 7 (12.96%) Entity Framework
10 5 (9.26%) WinForms
11 4 (7.41%) HTML
12 3 (5.56%) HTML5
12 3 (5.56%) WPF
13 1 (1.85%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) Scrum
3 20 (37.04%) BDD
4 18 (33.33%) TDD
5 16 (29.63%) MVC
6 11 (20.37%) SOA
7 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
8 9 (16.67%) OOP
9 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.26%) OO
11 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
11 4 (7.41%) Migration
11 4 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.56%) Coaching
12 3 (5.56%) MVVM
12 3 (5.56%) UML
12 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
13 2 (3.70%) ETL
13 2 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) C#
2 20 (37.04%) Java
3 19 (35.19%) SQL
4 17 (31.48%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Ruby
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) Delphi
7 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Informatica
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