The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.72% 3.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 3.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £500 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.69% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +9.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
251 288 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.29% 89.16% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 201 266
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (100.00%) Bower
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bower
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft