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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 30 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.83% 1.73% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 2.22% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 13
Median daily rate £475 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.75% -6.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.29% +6.85%
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
217 270 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.68% 77.81% 86.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 227 254
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 49 (94.23%) .NET
2 48 (92.31%) C#
3 34 (65.38%) MVC
4 28 (53.85%) Visual Studio
5 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 25 (48.08%) OOP
7 24 (46.15%) WCF
7 24 (46.15%) Entity Framework
8 23 (44.23%) TDD
8 23 (44.23%) Scrum
9 22 (42.31%) HTML
9 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
10 20 (38.46%) jQuery
10 20 (38.46%) BDD
10 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (36.54%) DevOps
11 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
11 19 (36.54%) TypeScript
11 19 (36.54%) CSS3
11 19 (36.54%) KnockoutJS
11 19 (36.54%) ATDD
11 19 (36.54%) MSTest
11 19 (36.54%) HTML5
11 19 (36.54%) MbUnit
11 19 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (36.54%) Web Development
11 19 (36.54%) Test-First Development
11 19 (36.54%) NUnit
11 19 (36.54%) 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 (3.85%) Confluence
1 2 (3.85%) FileNet
1 2 (3.85%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (19.23%) RDBMS
2 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.85%) DB2
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 19 (36.54%) MbUnit
2 19 (36.54%) MSTest
2 19 (36.54%) NUnit
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.69%) Selenium
4 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.85%) Ant
6 2 (3.85%) Hudson
6 2 (3.85%) Maven
6 2 (3.85%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 28 (53.85%) Senior Developer
3 17 (32.69%) .NET Developer
4 16 (30.77%) Agile Developer
4 16 (30.77%) Senior Agile Developer
5 14 (26.92%) Software Developer
6 11 (21.15%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
8 6 (11.54%) SQL Developer
9 4 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (94.23%) .NET
2 26 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 24 (46.15%) Entity Framework
3 24 (46.15%) WCF
4 22 (42.31%) HTML
5 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (38.46%) jQuery
6 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
6 19 (36.54%) CSS
6 19 (36.54%) CSS3
6 19 (36.54%) HTML5
6 19 (36.54%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET
8 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (19.23%) LINQ
9 10 (19.23%) WinForms
10 5 (9.62%) WPF
11 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
11 3 (5.77%) J2EE
11 3 (5.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) MVC
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (48.08%) OOP
4 23 (44.23%) Scrum
4 23 (44.23%) TDD
5 20 (38.46%) BDD
6 19 (36.54%) ATDD
6 19 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (36.54%) DevOps
6 19 (36.54%) Test-First Development
6 19 (36.54%) Web Development
7 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 15 (28.85%) OO
9 4 (7.69%) MVVM
9 4 (7.69%) SDLC
9 4 (7.69%) UML
10 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.85%) Requirements Engineering
11 2 (3.85%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) C#
2 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 19 (36.54%) TypeScript
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.85%) VBA
7 2 (3.85%) VBScript
7 2 (3.85%) VC++
8 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) ILOG
3 2 (3.85%) Splunk
3 2 (3.85%) Sybase