The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 90 96 127
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +31
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 78 64 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.45% 1.85% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.20% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 76
Median daily rate £500 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £340 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
Unit Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2778 2911 4721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.39% 83.94% 80.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2333 3697
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £647 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.40 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.20 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the City of London region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 107 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.64%) TDD
3 59 (34.91%) Java
4 54 (31.95%) SQL
5 49 (28.99%) JavaScript
6 48 (28.40%) Web Services
7 47 (27.81%) C#
7 47 (27.81%) Finance
8 43 (25.44%) .NET
8 43 (25.44%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (24.85%) Scrum
10 40 (23.67%) HTML
10 40 (23.67%) Git (software)
11 38 (22.49%) CSS
12 35 (20.71%) SQL Server
12 35 (20.71%) OO
13 34 (20.12%) AngularJS
14 33 (19.53%) Software Engineering
15 32 (18.93%) Apple iOS
16 31 (18.34%) iOS Development
17 30 (17.75%) REST
18 29 (17.16%) MongoDB
18 29 (17.16%) Apple Swift
19 27 (15.98%) Objective-C
19 27 (15.98%) XML
19 27 (15.98%) E-Commerce
20 26 (15.38%) Banking
21 25 (14.79%) Cocoa
21 25 (14.79%) BDD
22 24 (14.20%) RESTful

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.73%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.78%) Apache
4 3 (1.78%) IIS
4 3 (1.78%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.18%) Confluence
5 2 (1.18%) Drupal
5 2 (1.18%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.18%) SAS
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.59%) Jetty
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Endur
1 2 (1.18%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.59%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.65%) TestFlight
3 11 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.78%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.18%) GitHub
6 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.59%) G Suite
7 1 (0.59%) Google Play
7 1 (0.59%) Office 365
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.59%) Responsys
7 1 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.51%) Internet
2 6 (3.55%) HTTP
3 4 (2.37%) SSL
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.59%) FTP
5 1 (0.59%) Intranet
5 1 (0.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.16%) MongoDB
3 24 (14.20%) MySQL
4 20 (11.83%) SQLite
5 18 (10.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 18 (10.65%) CouchDB
6 17 (10.06%) Relational Database
7 12 (7.10%) Big Data
7 12 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.33%) Hadoop
8 9 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (4.14%) Apache Hive
9 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.96%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.78%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (1.78%) Parquet
14 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (23.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.06%) Maven
3 14 (8.28%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.92%) JIRA
5 9 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.14%) JUnit
6 7 (4.14%) Xcode
7 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.96%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.96%) Mocha
8 5 (2.96%) Mockito
8 5 (2.96%) Selenium
8 5 (2.96%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.96%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.37%) Grunt
9 4 (2.37%) gulp
9 4 (2.37%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.37%) MSTest
9 4 (2.37%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.37%) webpack
General
1 47 (27.81%) Finance
2 26 (15.38%) Banking
3 12 (7.10%) Retail
4 10 (5.92%) Back Office
4 10 (5.92%) Front Office
5 8 (4.73%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.78%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 133 (78.70%) Developer
2 37 (21.89%) Senior Developer
3 27 (15.98%) iOS Developer
3 27 (15.98%) Java Developer
4 19 (11.24%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (11.24%) Senior iOS Developer
5 15 (8.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.10%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.10%) Agile Developer
8 8 (4.73%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (4.14%) Angular Developer
9 7 (4.14%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (4.14%) Objective-C Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Technical Leader
11 5 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.96%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.40%) Web Services
2 43 (25.44%) .NET
3 40 (23.67%) HTML
4 38 (22.49%) CSS
5 34 (20.12%) AngularJS
6 30 (17.75%) REST
7 27 (15.98%) XML
8 25 (14.79%) Cocoa
9 24 (14.20%) RESTful
10 20 (11.83%) SOAP
11 19 (11.24%) Cocoa Touch
12 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET
12 17 (10.06%) HTML5
13 16 (9.47%) JMS
14 14 (8.28%) JSON
15 13 (7.69%) React
16 12 (7.10%) Node.js
17 10 (5.92%) .NET Framework
17 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (5.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) Mobile App
2 12 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.92%) RIA
4 9 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (4.73%) User Experience
6 7 (4.14%) Derivative
6 7 (4.14%) Fixed Income
7 6 (3.55%) iPad
7 6 (3.55%) iPhone
7 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.96%) Statistics
9 4 (2.37%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.37%) Fintech
9 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.78%) Minimum Viable Product
11 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.93%) Apple iOS
2 18 (10.65%) Linux
3 16 (9.47%) Unix
4 10 (5.92%) Windows
5 5 (2.96%) Android
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.59%) CentOS
9 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.64%) TDD
3 43 (25.44%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (24.85%) Scrum
5 35 (20.71%) OO
6 33 (19.53%) Software Engineering
7 31 (18.34%) iOS Development
8 27 (15.98%) E-Commerce
9 25 (14.79%) BDD
10 22 (13.02%) MVC
11 21 (12.43%) Test Automation
12 18 (10.65%) Progressive Enhancement
13 16 (9.47%) Front End Development
14 14 (8.28%) ETL
14 14 (8.28%) Web Development
15 12 (7.10%) Multithreading
15 12 (7.10%) OOP
15 12 (7.10%) SDLC
16 11 (6.51%) OOD
16 11 (6.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.91%) Java
2 54 (31.95%) SQL
3 49 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 47 (27.81%) C#
5 29 (17.16%) Apple Swift
6 27 (15.98%) Objective-C
7 13 (7.69%) Python
8 10 (5.92%) ES6
8 10 (5.92%) Scala
9 9 (5.33%) C++
10 7 (4.14%) R
10 7 (4.14%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.55%) Perl
11 6 (3.55%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.96%) C
12 5 (2.96%) Go
13 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.78%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.78%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (9.47%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) HDFS
2 1 (0.59%) RACF
2 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Oozie
2 1 (0.59%) Casper Suite
2 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.59%) zSecure
Vendors
1 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.28%) Oracle
3 9 (5.33%) Apple
4 7 (4.14%) Google
5 6 (3.55%) SAP
6 5 (2.96%) hybris
7 4 (2.37%) Teradata
8 3 (1.78%) Adobe
8 3 (1.78%) Charles River
8 3 (1.78%) Talend
9 2 (1.18%) ATG
9 2 (1.18%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.18%) IBM
9 2 (1.18%) jBASE
9 2 (1.18%) OpenLink
9 2 (1.18%) Sun
9 2 (1.18%) Sybase
9 2 (1.18%) Temenos
9 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.18%) VMware
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