The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 31 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.72% - 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% - 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 11
Median daily rate £475 - £300
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 £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
234 309 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.59% 80.05% 84.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 254 247
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 50 (94.34%) C#
1 50 (94.34%) .NET
2 37 (69.81%) MVC
3 30 (56.60%) Visual Studio
4 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (49.06%) TDD
5 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
5 26 (49.06%) HTML
6 25 (47.17%) WCF
7 23 (43.40%) Web Development
7 23 (43.40%) .NET Framework
7 23 (43.40%) jQuery
7 23 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (43.40%) MSTest
7 23 (43.40%) HTML5
7 23 (43.40%) MbUnit
7 23 (43.40%) BDD
7 23 (43.40%) CSS3
7 23 (43.40%) KnockoutJS
7 23 (43.40%) ATDD
7 23 (43.40%) AngularJS
7 23 (43.40%) TypeScript
7 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (43.40%) DevOps
7 23 (43.40%) CSS
7 23 (43.40%) OOP
7 23 (43.40%) Test-First Development
7 23 (43.40%) NUnit
8 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
9 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (3.77%) Confluence
1 2 (3.77%) FileNet
1 2 (3.77%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.21%) Couchbase
3 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) DB2
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (56.60%) Visual Studio
2 23 (43.40%) MbUnit
2 23 (43.40%) MSTest
2 23 (43.40%) NUnit
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
4 7 (13.21%) Mercurial
4 7 (13.21%) Selenium
4 7 (13.21%) SpecFlow
4 7 (13.21%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.66%) JIRA
6 2 (3.77%) Ant
6 2 (3.77%) Hudson
6 2 (3.77%) Maven
6 2 (3.77%) Subversion
7 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (96.23%) Developer
2 26 (49.06%) Senior Developer
3 19 (35.85%) .NET Developer
4 16 (30.19%) Agile Developer
4 16 (30.19%) Senior Agile Developer
5 12 (22.64%) Software Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
8 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (94.34%) .NET
2 26 (49.06%) HTML
3 25 (47.17%) WCF
4 23 (43.40%) .NET Framework
4 23 (43.40%) AngularJS
4 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (43.40%) CSS
4 23 (43.40%) CSS3
4 23 (43.40%) HTML5
4 23 (43.40%) jQuery
4 23 (43.40%) KnockoutJS
5 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
5 21 (39.62%) Entity Framework
6 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (15.09%) LINQ
7 8 (15.09%) WinForms
8 7 (13.21%) Gherkin
9 4 (7.55%) WPF
10 3 (5.66%) J2EE
10 3 (5.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) NHS
2 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) MVC
2 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (49.06%) TDD
4 23 (43.40%) ATDD
4 23 (43.40%) BDD
4 23 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (43.40%) DevOps
4 23 (43.40%) OOP
4 23 (43.40%) Test-First Development
4 23 (43.40%) Web Development
5 20 (37.74%) Scrum
6 16 (30.19%) Mentoring
7 15 (28.30%) OO
8 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.55%) SDLC
10 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.77%) Document Management
11 2 (3.77%) System Testing
11 2 (3.77%) Use Case
11 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) C#
2 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 23 (43.40%) TypeScript
4 14 (26.42%) SQL
5 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.66%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) VBA
7 2 (3.77%) VBScript
7 2 (3.77%) VC++
8 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.77%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) ILOG
3 2 (3.77%) Splunk
3 2 (3.77%) Sybase