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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 91 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 25 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.47% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.97% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 27
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£338 £318 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £376 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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 +1 7 £375 +130.76% 6
Staffordshire 0 7 £300 -9.09% 2
Warwickshire +5 6 £275 -8.33% 3
Walsall +3 1 £550 +69.23%
Wolverhampton 0 1 £180 +10.76%
Coventry -8 1 £325 +2.36% 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 28 (54.90%) .NET
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) C#
4 17 (33.33%) TDD
5 16 (31.37%) SQL
5 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
6 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 11 (21.57%) XML
8 10 (19.61%) MVC
8 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
9 9 (17.65%) Scrum
9 9 (17.65%) OO
9 9 (17.65%) WCF
9 9 (17.65%) WPF
10 8 (15.69%) Web Services
10 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
11 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
11 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (13.73%) BDD
12 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
12 6 (11.76%) SDLC
12 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (11.76%) jQuery
12 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
12 6 (11.76%) Java
13 5 (9.80%) J2EE
13 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
13 5 (9.80%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (3.92%) IIS
1 2 (3.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.96%) PegaRULES
2 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.88%) Simulink
2 3 (5.88%) TargetLink
3 1 (1.96%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.96%) Magento
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.92%) PaaS
1 2 (3.92%) Heroku
1 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Subversion
2 4 (7.84%) MorphX
3 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.92%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.96%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) XMLUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Moq
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.84%) Automotive
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) .NET Developer
3 11 (21.57%) C# Developer
3 11 (21.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Programmer
5 5 (9.80%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# Programmer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Engineering Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.57%) XML
4 9 (17.65%) WCF
4 9 (17.65%) WPF
5 8 (15.69%) Web Services
6 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
6 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (11.76%) jQuery
8 5 (9.80%) Entity Framework
8 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.80%) WinForms
8 5 (9.80%) Spring
8 5 (9.80%) J2EE
9 4 (7.84%) LINQ
9 4 (7.84%) RESTful
9 4 (7.84%) React
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) TDD
3 10 (19.61%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
4 9 (17.65%) Scrum
4 9 (17.65%) OO
5 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (13.73%) BDD
6 6 (11.76%) SDLC
7 5 (9.80%) DevOps
7 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Migration
8 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Change Control
9 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) ERP
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) C#
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) VBScript
5 4 (7.84%) X++
6 3 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Northgate
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Actuate
5 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.96%) Pega
5 1 (1.96%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.96%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Progress
5 1 (1.96%) HP
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