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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 50 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.02% 0.89% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.18% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£331 £513 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.36% -14.58%
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 Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
532 509 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.66% 75.18% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 345 296
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 20
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (54.55%) TDD
6 5 (45.45%) NUnit
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) SOAP
6 5 (45.45%) BDD
7 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
7 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (36.36%) Web Development
7 4 (36.36%) Scrum
7 4 (36.36%) Retail
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 3 (27.27%) C++
8 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
9 2 (18.18%) HTML5
9 2 (18.18%) CSS3
9 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (18.18%) Sitecore

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) NUnit
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Content Management
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) OO
7 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore