The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 62 81 109
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +28
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 45 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.25% 1.80% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.21% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 17
Median daily rate £425 £468 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £411 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +5.80%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1613 2086 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.49% 81.64% 75.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 1109 1056
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 44
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 19 £400 -15.78%
Slough +17 8 £450 +8.43%
Bracknell +6 5 - -
Newbury - 3 £365 - 2
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) Java
3 18 (32.14%) CSS
4 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 17 (30.36%) HTML
5 16 (28.57%) Web Services
6 15 (26.79%) Oracle
7 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (23.21%) SQL
9 12 (21.43%) Web Development
9 12 (21.43%) Integration Testing
10 11 (19.64%) C#
11 10 (17.86%) .NET
11 10 (17.86%) TDD
11 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 10 (17.86%) Finance
11 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
12 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
12 9 (16.07%) SDLC
12 9 (16.07%) JUnit
12 9 (16.07%) PHP
12 9 (16.07%) SOA
13 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.29%) Migration
13 8 (14.29%) Maven
13 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
13 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (12.50%) Line Management
14 7 (12.50%) JIRA

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (10.71%) Documentum
2 4 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.79%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle CX
2 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.79%) GoToWebinar
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
1 6 (10.71%) LDAP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.57%) Big Data
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) OLAP
6 1 (1.79%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.79%) Power BI
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) JUnit
3 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.29%) Maven
4 7 (12.50%) JIRA
5 6 (10.71%) Subversion
6 4 (7.14%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.36%) TestDirector
8 2 (3.57%) Bower
8 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.57%) Grunt
9 1 (1.79%) Gradle
9 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.79%) Moq
9 1 (1.79%) MSTest
9 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 4 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) WPF Developer
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) CSS
2 17 (30.36%) HTML
3 16 (28.57%) Web Services
4 10 (17.86%) .NET
5 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 6 (10.71%) Laravel
6 6 (10.71%) RESTful
6 6 (10.71%) Spring
6 6 (10.71%) WDK
7 5 (8.93%) CSS3
7 5 (8.93%) HTML5
7 5 (8.93%) jQuery
8 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.14%) WPF
8 4 (7.14%) XML
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.36%) Middleware
10 2 (3.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.93%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Life Science
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Integration Testing
2 12 (21.43%) Web Development
3 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
3 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 10 (17.86%) TDD
4 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
4 9 (16.07%) SDLC
4 9 (16.07%) SOA
5 8 (14.29%) Migration
6 7 (12.50%) Line Management
6 7 (12.50%) OO
6 7 (12.50%) OOD
6 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (12.50%) Workflow
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) Records Management
7 6 (10.71%) Software Architecture
7 6 (10.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) C#
5 9 (16.07%) PHP
6 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
7 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.57%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) Haskell
9 1 (1.79%) Scala
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Jaspersoft
3 3 (5.36%) BMC
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) Remedy
4 2 (3.57%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) CA
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Marketo
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
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