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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 55 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.97% 1.57% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 2.05% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
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£351 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.18% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £380 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £460 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -4.57%
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
563 390 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.30% 76.32% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 259 336
Average daily rate £450 £388 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 19
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 -9 6 £325 -23.52% 1
Chippenham - 1 £378 - 1
Melksham - - - -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
3 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) HTML5
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) CMS
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET
7 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
7 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (45.45%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) Hudson
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) NUnit
4 1 (9.09%) dotCover
4 1 (9.09%) NCover
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) LINQ
7 3 (27.27%) LAMP
7 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET
8 2 (18.18%) JSON
8 2 (18.18%) WCF
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) Sass
8 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Content Management
2 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Sitecore