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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 57 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.90% 1.78% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.44% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
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£311 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £382 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+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
504 369 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.68% 73.07% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 209 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
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 January 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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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 -11 10 £263 -32.25% 3
Mid Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Maven
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) XMLUnit
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Magento
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Shopify
6 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 3 (18.75%) Toad
6 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) Java

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Magento
1 3 (18.75%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) DB2
3 2 (12.50%) Firebird
3 2 (12.50%) InterBase
3 2 (12.50%) DataStage
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) XMLUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (18.75%) Toad
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) PHP Magento Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Magento Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Database Developer
2 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
1 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) MSF
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Teradata
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
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