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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 50 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 20 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.76% 0.83% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 1.18% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
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£385 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £316 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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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
516 425 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.27% 70.95% 67.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 286 240
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £10.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £21.60 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
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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 +6 15 £385 +40.00% 4
Mid Wales - - - - 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (65.63%) Web Services
2 16 (50.00%) SOAP
3 15 (46.88%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) MVC
4 14 (43.75%) Spring
4 14 (43.75%) J2EE
5 13 (40.63%) XML
5 13 (40.63%) Scrum
6 12 (37.50%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) .NET
7 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
8 9 (28.13%) Ant
8 9 (28.13%) JUnit
8 9 (28.13%) Struts
8 9 (28.13%) UML
8 9 (28.13%) JMS
8 9 (28.13%) Mobile Commerce
8 9 (28.13%) TDD
8 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
8 9 (28.13%) Maven
8 9 (28.13%) Java EE
8 9 (28.13%) Degree
8 9 (28.13%) Mathematics
8 9 (28.13%) Spring Web Flow
8 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) JPA
8 9 (28.13%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Ant
1 9 (28.13%) JUnit
1 9 (28.13%) Maven
1 9 (28.13%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) TestNG
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 8 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
2 8 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
3 6 (18.75%) Lead Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) Web Services
2 16 (50.00%) SOAP
3 14 (43.75%) Spring
3 14 (43.75%) J2EE
4 13 (40.63%) XML
5 12 (37.50%) .NET
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 9 (28.13%) Struts
7 9 (28.13%) JMS
7 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
7 9 (28.13%) Java EE
7 9 (28.13%) Spring Web Flow
7 9 (28.13%) JPA
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (21.88%) REST
9 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (21.88%) WCF
9 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
10 6 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Mathematics
2 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
3 6 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) MVC
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) UML
3 9 (28.13%) Mobile Commerce
3 9 (28.13%) TDD
4 6 (18.75%) BDD
5 5 (15.63%) Cyber Security
5 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) C#
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
1 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Kibana
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Thunderhead
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica