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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 79 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.26% 0.59% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.91% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
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£363 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -18.88%
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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
610 331 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.51% 65.29% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 177 190
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 17
Average hourly rate £21.91 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £81.50 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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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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 -22 2 £363 -6.45% 4
Mid Wales - - - -
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) XML
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) SOAP
6 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) MVC
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) WCF
6 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
6 7 (31.82%) REST
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (27.27%) Spring
7 6 (27.27%) BDD
7 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) HTML

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (18.18%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (9.09%) DataStage
4 2 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) ETL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) XML
5 8 (36.36%) SOAP
6 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
6 7 (31.82%) WCF
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (31.82%) REST
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 6 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (27.27%) HTML
7 6 (27.27%) Spring
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) J2EE
8 5 (22.73%) JDBC
8 5 (22.73%) JSF
9 3 (13.64%) JAX-WS
9 3 (13.64%) EJB 3.0
9 3 (13.64%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) AS400
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
4 5 (22.73%) Cyber Security
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Kibana
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Teradata
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Informatica
South Wales
CPS Group
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