The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 62 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.84% 1.95% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.49% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 18
Median daily rate £363 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
661 683 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 79.73% 78.33% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 513 472
Median daily rate £385 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 38
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £19.46 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 26 (76.47%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
3 23 (67.65%) CSS
4 21 (61.76%) SQL
4 21 (61.76%) MongoDB
5 20 (58.82%) NoSQL
5 20 (58.82%) Sass
5 20 (58.82%) Ruby
5 20 (58.82%) Open Source
5 20 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (58.82%) Ruby on Rails
6 19 (55.88%) Migration
6 19 (55.88%) HTML
6 19 (55.88%) ETL
6 19 (55.88%) Unix
6 19 (55.88%) Linux
6 19 (55.88%) Data Migration
7 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
8 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
8 16 (47.06%) Integration Testing
8 16 (47.06%) Web Development
9 15 (44.12%) Scala
9 15 (44.12%) Visualisation
9 15 (44.12%) Capybara
9 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
9 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
9 15 (44.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (44.12%) RSpec
9 15 (44.12%) GitHub
9 15 (44.12%) Python

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 14 (41.18%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (14.71%) JBoss
2 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) GitHub
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) MongoDB
2 20 (58.82%) NoSQL
2 20 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.94%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.94%) GIS
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 15 (44.12%) Capybara
2 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
2 15 (44.12%) git-flow
2 15 (44.12%) JUnit
2 15 (44.12%) RSpec
2 15 (44.12%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Angular Developer
7 2 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Azure Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Azure Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) CSS
2 20 (58.82%) Ruby on Rails
2 20 (58.82%) Sass
3 19 (55.88%) HTML
4 15 (44.12%) Dropwizard
5 6 (17.65%) J2EE
6 5 (14.71%) GWT
7 3 (8.82%) .NET
7 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.88%) Spring
8 2 (5.88%) Web Services
8 2 (5.88%) XML
9 1 (2.94%) jQuery
9 1 (2.94%) JSON
9 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
9 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
1 19 (55.88%) Unix
2 15 (44.12%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Open Source
2 19 (55.88%) Data Migration
2 19 (55.88%) ETL
2 19 (55.88%) Migration
3 16 (47.06%) Integration Testing
3 16 (47.06%) Web Development
4 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
4 15 (44.12%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (44.12%) Web Design
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) Front End Development
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (8.82%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) MVC
9 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.88%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
3 21 (61.76%) SQL
4 20 (58.82%) Ruby
5 15 (44.12%) Python
5 15 (44.12%) Scala
6 2 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Google
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Sybase
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
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