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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 94 93 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 1.06% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.37% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 24
Median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Unit Testing
South East

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
1577 1970 1960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.45% 77.44% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 1052 1040
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 89 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 6 £425 -5.55% 1
Bracknell +7 5 - - 3
Slough +13 3 £450 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) C#
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) .NET
4 12 (30.00%) Web Services
4 12 (30.00%) Finance
4 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (27.50%) CSS
5 11 (27.50%) HTML
5 11 (27.50%) OO
6 10 (25.00%) OOD
6 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle
7 9 (22.50%) SOAP
7 9 (22.50%) TDD
7 9 (22.50%) SDLC
8 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (20.00%) MSTest
8 8 (20.00%) REST
8 8 (20.00%) JSON
8 8 (20.00%) SOA
9 7 (17.50%) B2B
9 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (17.50%) XML
10 6 (15.00%) Scrum
10 6 (15.00%) Degree
10 6 (15.00%) Subversion
10 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering

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 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (2.50%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Power BI
5 1 (2.50%) Redis
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (20.00%) MSTest
1 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.00%) JUnit
2 6 (15.00%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.50%) Grunt
4 3 (7.50%) ProC
5 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.50%) Gradle
6 1 (2.50%) Hudson
6 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Developer
3 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.50%) HTML Developer
4 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (7.50%) SOA Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) Web Services
3 11 (27.50%) CSS
3 11 (27.50%) HTML
4 9 (22.50%) SOAP
5 8 (20.00%) JSON
5 8 (20.00%) REST
6 7 (17.50%) XML
7 5 (12.50%) Spring
8 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
8 4 (10.00%) HTML5
8 4 (10.00%) J2EE
9 3 (7.50%) CSS3
9 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.50%) jQuery
9 3 (7.50%) Node.js
9 3 (7.50%) RESTful
9 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) CMDB
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) OO
3 10 (25.00%) OOD
4 9 (22.50%) SDLC
4 9 (22.50%) TDD
5 8 (20.00%) SOA
6 7 (17.50%) B2B
7 6 (15.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.00%) Line Management
7 6 (15.00%) Scrum
7 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Web Development
9 4 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) C#
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.00%) C
5 4 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.50%) Haskell
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.50%) VC++
8 1 (2.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) BMC
2 3 (7.50%) CA
2 3 (7.50%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Sonatype
4 1 (2.50%) VMware