The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 61 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.55% 1.45% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 2.03% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£300 £321 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% -17.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Unit Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
539 394 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.65% 71.25% 68.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 259 305
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Swindon -10 2 - - 1
Malmesbury - 1 £300 -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Sitecore
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Content Management
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) CMS
3 4 (57.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) LAMP
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) FINREP
6 1 (14.29%) User Experience
6 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Moq
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) LAMP
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) RIA
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) FINREP
1 1 (14.29%) Basel III
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Sitecore
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) ESRI