The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 23 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.77% 2.22% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.68% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £463 £648
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% -28.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.06%
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
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97 112 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 74.62% 82.96% 56.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 87 26
Median daily rate £400 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £42.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

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

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) OC4J
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) OC4J
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk