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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 47 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.66% 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 0.73% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Average daily rate £301 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
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
506 545 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 76.44% 78.76% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 375 362
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 13
Average hourly rate £38.50 £20.22 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.42% -49.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £13.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £30.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 7 £288 - 2
Trowbridge - 1 £375 -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) COBOL
2 7 (43.75%) DB2
2 7 (43.75%) zOS
2 7 (43.75%) Mainframe
2 7 (43.75%) CICS
2 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (12.50%) Android Development
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
6 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (12.50%) Migration

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (43.75%) CICS
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) DB2
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) VisualAge
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) COBOL Developer
3 6 (37.50%) DB2 Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Build Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) zOS
2 2 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
1 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Android Development
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) COBOL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) HP
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