The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Wiltshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 63 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.70% 3.80% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 4.83% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Average daily rate £325 £538 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% +59.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £670 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
530 373 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.33% 78.69% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 267 283
Average daily rate £400 £420 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Unit Testing
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -24 3 £325 -39.53% 1
Chippenham - - - - 5
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (66.67%) Content Management
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) CMS
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (41.67%) Sitecore
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) OOD
5 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) NUnit
5 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
5 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) Hudson
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (25.00%) Release Management
6 3 (25.00%) Java

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (58.33%) CMS
2 5 (41.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (16.67%) ColdFusion
5 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
5 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) SAS
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (33.33%) NUnit
3 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
4 3 (25.00%) Hudson
5 1 (8.33%) Gradle
5 1 (8.33%) Ant
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) MSTest
5 1 (8.33%) Moq
5 1 (8.33%) Mockito
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
5 1 (8.33%) SAML
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
5 1 (8.33%) Spring Security
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Guice
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) RIA
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Content Management
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Basel III
2 1 (8.33%) FINREP
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Sitecore
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) ESRI
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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