The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 47 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.84% 0.79% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.01% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 7
Median daily rate £390 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £359 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £347
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +9.06%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
471 495 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.76% 78.70% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 313 266
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 13
Median hourly rate £19.61 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.67% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) jQuery
4 11 (61.11%) OO
4 11 (61.11%) Scrum
5 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 9 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (44.44%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
7 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) MVC
7 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
8 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (33.33%) NUnit
8 6 (33.33%) CruiseControl
8 6 (33.33%) Subversion
8 6 (33.33%) Service Management
8 6 (33.33%) C#
8 6 (33.33%) OOD
8 6 (33.33%) .NET
8 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 6 (33.33%) WCF
8 6 (33.33%) Moq
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) GitHub
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 6 (33.33%) Moq
1 6 (33.33%) NUnit
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) gulp
3 3 (16.67%) JHipster
3 3 (16.67%) Protractor
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.56%) Gradle
5 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.56%) JSUnit
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Web UI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) jQuery
2 9 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 6 (33.33%) REST
4 6 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (27.78%) CSS3
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) Node.js
7 3 (16.67%) Angular 2
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) iPad
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) OO
2 11 (61.11%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 6 (33.33%) OOD
4 6 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (27.78%) SOLID
6 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 4 (22.22%) Kanban
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Apple
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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