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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 22 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.49% 0.48% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 0.59% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 7
Median daily rate £475 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
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
206 341 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.08% 81.19% 78.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 277 234
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 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £26.40 £13.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 (96.43%) HTML
1 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (85.71%) HTML5
3 24 (85.71%) CSS
3 24 (85.71%) CSS3
3 24 (85.71%) AngularJS
4 23 (82.14%) TDD
4 23 (82.14%) Web Development
5 21 (75.00%) C#
5 21 (75.00%) .NET
6 20 (71.43%) Visual Studio
6 20 (71.43%) MVC
6 20 (71.43%) WCF
6 20 (71.43%) jQuery
6 20 (71.43%) Test-First Development
6 20 (71.43%) NUnit
6 20 (71.43%) MbUnit
6 20 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
6 20 (71.43%) BDD
6 20 (71.43%) ATDD
6 20 (71.43%) MSTest
6 20 (71.43%) TypeScript
6 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (71.43%) DevOps
7 15 (53.57%) Scrum
8 13 (46.43%) Finance
8 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
9 9 (32.14%) SQL Server

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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 2 (7.14%) FileNet
1 2 (7.14%) LiveCycle
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) MbUnit
1 20 (71.43%) MSTest
1 20 (71.43%) NUnit
1 20 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 7 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (14.29%) Subversion
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 2 (7.14%) Hudson
5 2 (7.14%) Maven
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Senior Agile Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Senior Developer
3 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) HTML
2 24 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 24 (85.71%) CSS
2 24 (85.71%) CSS3
2 24 (85.71%) HTML5
3 21 (75.00%) .NET
4 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (71.43%) jQuery
4 20 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
4 20 (71.43%) WCF
5 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (25.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (10.71%) J2EE
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 3 (10.71%) Spring
7 2 (7.14%) J2SE
7 2 (7.14%) JSF
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Telematics
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) TDD
2 23 (82.14%) Web Development
3 20 (71.43%) ATDD
3 20 (71.43%) BDD
3 20 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (71.43%) DevOps
3 20 (71.43%) MVC
3 20 (71.43%) Test-First Development
4 15 (53.57%) Scrum
5 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
6 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Document Management
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 21 (75.00%) C#
3 20 (71.43%) TypeScript
4 5 (17.86%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) BC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCAD
2 1 (3.57%) MCSD
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) ILOG
2 2 (7.14%) Splunk