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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 28 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 34 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.61% 7.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 8.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 0
Median daily rate £196 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.85 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +13.87%

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
282 383 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.94% 89.28% 74.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 290 158
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 £183 £265 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £47.00 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) NUnit
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (47.06%) MSTest
5 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
5 7 (41.18%) MSBuild
5 7 (41.18%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
5 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
5 7 (41.18%) Coaching
5 7 (41.18%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 7 (41.18%) OOP
5 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
7 4 (23.53%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (23.53%) Selenium

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 3 (17.65%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MSTest
1 8 (47.06%) NUnit
2 7 (41.18%) MSBuild
2 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (17.65%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.76%) Grunt
5 2 (11.76%) gulp
6 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.88%) MbUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Military
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Test Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
4 7 (41.18%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 2 (11.76%) Ajax
7 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (11.76%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) Sass
7 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) CSS3
8 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Coaching
3 7 (41.18%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 7 (41.18%) OOP
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (23.53%) Use Case
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Hazard Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Def Stans
1 3 (17.65%) DO-178B
1 3 (17.65%) IEC 61508
1 3 (17.65%) ISO26262
1 3 (17.65%) MISRA
1 3 (17.65%) MISRA C
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) CA
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle