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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 67 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 3.04% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 3.80% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 20
Median daily rate £325 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £248 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
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
881 1054 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.67% 80.03% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 510 520
Median daily rate £403 £365 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 30
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +72.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.67 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 2 May 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 0 10 £325 +2.36% 2
Amersham - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
3 16 (50.00%) .NET
3 16 (50.00%) C#
4 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 10 (31.25%) Degree
5 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 9 (28.13%) Spring
6 9 (28.13%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
6 9 (28.13%) Scrum
7 8 (25.00%) J2EE
7 8 (25.00%) JUnit
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) WPF
7 8 (25.00%) MVVM
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (21.88%) Selenium
8 7 (21.88%) Maven
8 7 (21.88%) Sun
8 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
8 7 (21.88%) JSP
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 7 (21.88%) Validation
8 7 (21.88%) Sun Certification
9 6 (18.75%) OO
9 6 (18.75%) WCF
9 6 (18.75%) jQuery

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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JUnit
2 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
2 7 (21.88%) Maven
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
3 5 (15.63%) NUnit
4 4 (12.50%) Moq
4 4 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (9.38%) MSTest
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) JSUnit
6 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 12 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 11 (34.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (25.00%) WPF Developer
6 7 (21.88%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (21.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (18.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 6 (18.75%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Senior WPF Developer
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
9 3 (9.38%) C# WCF Developer
9 3 (9.38%) WCF Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
10 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
2 9 (28.13%) Spring
3 8 (25.00%) J2EE
3 8 (25.00%) WPF
4 7 (21.88%) JSP
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) WCF
6 5 (15.63%) Servlets
6 5 (15.63%) Struts
6 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
7 4 (12.50%) RESTful
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.38%) CSS
8 3 (9.38%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 8 (25.00%) MVVM
5 7 (21.88%) Validation
6 6 (18.75%) OO
7 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
8 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) MVC
8 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) ITIL
9 2 (6.25%) Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Web Development
10 1 (3.13%) API Design
10 1 (3.13%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) Java
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Sun
3 1 (3.13%) Compaq
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) Sencha
3 1 (3.13%) Terracotta
3 1 (3.13%) webMethods