The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 67 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.86% 2.17% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.72% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 15
Median daily rate £350 £324 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -19.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £419 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
754 993 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.51% 79.82% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 575 594
Median daily rate £415 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 42
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Milton Keynes +6 5 £306 -3.54% 1
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 9 (45.00%) Java
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Spring
3 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) J2EE
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) JUnit
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 5 (25.00%) Temenos T24
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Maven
5 5 (25.00%) JSP
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (20.00%) Sun
6 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) DB2
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Selenium
6 4 (20.00%) RESTful

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) Mule
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) JSUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (15.00%) DB2 Developer
5 3 (15.00%) WPF Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior WPF Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Spring
2 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) JSP
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.00%) WPF
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) Servlets
7 2 (10.00%) Struts
8 1 (5.00%) Dojo
8 1 (5.00%) Ext JS
8 1 (5.00%) Grails
8 1 (5.00%) HTML5
8 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
8 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) MVVM
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) SOLID
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) ES6
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Temenos
3 1 (5.00%) Sencha
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago