The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Welwyn Garden City region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 17 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 4.00% 3.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +5.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
56 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 74.67% 80.00% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 8
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Unit Testing
Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 5 (83.33%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) XPath
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Code Coverage
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) NCover
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 3 (50.00%) UI Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
1 3 (50.00%) XHTML
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Code Coverage
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica