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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 55 49 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 20 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.19% 2.18% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.63% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 14
Median daily rate £350 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.63 £41.85 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +8.00%

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
743 835 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.47% 82.76% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 429 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 25
Median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £60.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 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
Milton Keynes +2 16 £350 +7.69% 3
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Temenos T24
5 8 (28.57%) Banking
5 8 (28.57%) Spring
6 7 (25.00%) DB2
6 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) Maven
7 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 6 (21.43%) RESTful
7 6 (21.43%) BDD
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) Docker
8 5 (17.86%) Grails
8 5 (17.86%) Groovy
8 5 (17.86%) SOA
8 5 (17.86%) Temenos
9 4 (14.29%) Change Management
9 4 (14.29%) IBM
9 4 (14.29%) JUnit
9 4 (14.29%) C#
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) Android
9 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
9 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 4 (14.29%) JIRA
9 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
9 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 3 (10.71%) REST

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (10.71%) Hazelcast
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 6 (21.43%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Bitbucket
3 3 (10.71%) Gradle
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.71%) Mockito
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 2 (7.14%) Moq
4 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (7.14%) Spock
4 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Development Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Spring
2 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) RESTful
4 5 (17.86%) Grails
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) Java EE
6 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
6 3 (10.71%) REST
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
7 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) JMS
7 2 (7.14%) JPA
7 2 (7.14%) React
7 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
7 2 (7.14%) Spring Integration
7 2 (7.14%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (21.43%) BDD
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (17.86%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) Biometrics
7 2 (7.14%) Defect Management
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Groovy
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Scala
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Temenos
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Avaya
3 2 (7.14%) Compaq
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Luciad
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