The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 78 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 45 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.77% 1.21% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.80% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 21
Average daily rate
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£318 £330 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £533 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1802 1442 1521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.92% 67.26% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 764 780
Average daily rate £375 £357 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 59 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
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 the West Midlands

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the West Midlands region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands 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
Birmingham +6 14 £350 +1.44% 4
Coventry -4 12 £318 -15.33%
Warwickshire -2 7 £300 - 1
Staffordshire -2 4 £310 -6.06% 3
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 37 (50.00%) .NET
2 33 (44.59%) SQL
3 31 (41.89%) JavaScript
3 31 (41.89%) C#
4 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
5 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
6 21 (28.38%) Integration Testing
7 20 (27.03%) HTML
7 20 (27.03%) VB.NET
8 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 17 (22.97%) SAP
9 17 (22.97%) Web Services
10 15 (20.27%) CSS
11 14 (18.92%) E-Commerce
11 14 (18.92%) QA
12 13 (17.57%) HTML5
12 13 (17.57%) OO
12 13 (17.57%) T-SQL
12 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
13 12 (16.22%) CRM
14 11 (14.86%) N-Tier
14 11 (14.86%) XML
15 10 (13.51%) System Testing
16 9 (12.16%) Silverlight
16 9 (12.16%) jQuery
16 9 (12.16%) iPad
16 9 (12.16%) CSS3
16 9 (12.16%) XSLT

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.11%) CMS
2 6 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Node.js
5 1 (1.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (9.46%) SAP FI-CA
2 7 (9.46%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (6.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.70%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.70%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.70%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.35%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.41%) MySQL
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) JIRA
2 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.41%) Subversion
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) Bower
4 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.35%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.35%) WiX
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Grunt
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) MSI
4 1 (1.35%) NUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 7 (9.46%) Billing
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Automotive
3 3 (4.05%) Games
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (71.62%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Consultant
3 16 (21.62%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (16.22%) CRM Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 9 (12.16%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (9.46%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) Management Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
7 6 (8.11%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 3 (4.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.05%) VB Developer
10 3 (4.05%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.00%) .NET
2 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
3 20 (27.03%) HTML
4 17 (22.97%) Web Services
5 15 (20.27%) CSS
6 13 (17.57%) HTML5
7 11 (14.86%) XML
8 9 (12.16%) Silverlight
8 9 (12.16%) jQuery
8 9 (12.16%) CSS3
8 9 (12.16%) XSLT
9 8 (10.81%) XHTML
10 5 (6.76%) WPF
10 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.41%) Ajax
11 4 (5.41%) Middleware
11 4 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 3 (4.05%) WCF
12 3 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) N-Tier
2 9 (12.16%) iPad
3 4 (5.41%) Data Extraction
3 4 (5.41%) Learning Management System
4 3 (4.05%) WURFL
4 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.05%) E-Learning
4 3 (4.05%) SCORM
5 2 (2.70%) Open Source
6 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.05%) BlackBerry OS
3 3 (4.05%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Integration Testing
2 14 (18.92%) E-Commerce
3 13 (17.57%) OO
3 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.22%) CRM
5 10 (13.51%) System Testing
6 9 (12.16%) SOA
6 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.81%) SEO
8 7 (9.46%) ERP
8 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.11%) TDD
9 6 (8.11%) MVC
9 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.41%) Scrum
11 4 (5.41%) ETL
11 4 (5.41%) OOP
11 4 (5.41%) Web Development
11 4 (5.41%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) SQL
2 31 (41.89%) JavaScript
2 31 (41.89%) C#
3 20 (27.03%) VB.NET
4 13 (17.57%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.16%) VB
6 6 (8.11%) Java
7 5 (6.76%) VBScript
7 5 (6.76%) VBA
8 4 (5.41%) XAML
9 2 (2.70%) VB6
9 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.35%) ABAP
10 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) CCA
2 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.97%) SAP
3 6 (8.11%) Sitecore
3 6 (8.11%) AccuRev
4 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Facebook
5 1 (1.35%) hybris
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
Staffordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago