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 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 91 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 78 97 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.31% 2.13% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.53% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 82 92
Median daily rate £500 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
2948 3838 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.48% 84.31% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3051 3572
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 51
Median hourly rate £19.96 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 (71.81%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.28%) TDD
3 60 (40.27%) Java
4 49 (32.89%) C#
5 45 (30.20%) SQL
6 42 (28.19%) .NET
6 42 (28.19%) Finance
7 36 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (22.82%) Scrum
8 34 (22.82%) Web Services
9 29 (19.46%) Banking
9 29 (19.46%) Software Engineering
9 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
9 29 (19.46%) BDD
10 27 (18.12%) E-Commerce
11 26 (17.45%) OO
11 26 (17.45%) SQL Server
11 26 (17.45%) MongoDB
11 26 (17.45%) Apple iOS
12 25 (16.78%) iOS Development
13 24 (16.11%) Objective-C
14 22 (14.77%) HTML
14 22 (14.77%) XML
14 22 (14.77%) Apple Swift
14 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
14 22 (14.77%) Test Automation
15 21 (14.09%) CSS
15 21 (14.09%) Cocoa
16 20 (13.42%) AngularJS
17 19 (12.75%) Maven

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 7 (4.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.01%) Apache
2 3 (2.01%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.01%) IIS
3 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.34%) SAS
3 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.67%) CICS
4 1 (0.67%) Jetty
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
1 1 (0.67%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.40%) TestFlight
3 5 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.01%) GitHub
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle CX
4 3 (2.01%) Responsys
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.67%) Google Play
6 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) HTTP
1 5 (3.36%) Internet
2 4 (2.68%) SSL
3 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.67%) FTP
4 1 (0.67%) Intranet
4 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.45%) MongoDB
1 26 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.08%) MySQL
3 16 (10.74%) SQLite
4 14 (9.40%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (9.40%) CouchDB
5 10 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.04%) Big Data
7 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.01%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.34%) Base SAS
12 2 (1.34%) KDB
12 2 (1.34%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.75%) Maven
3 9 (6.04%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.04%) JUnit
3 9 (6.04%) Selenium
4 8 (5.37%) SpecFlow
4 8 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.37%) WebDriver
5 7 (4.70%) NUnit
6 6 (4.03%) Xcode
7 5 (3.36%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.36%) MSTest
7 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.68%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.68%) gulp
8 4 (2.68%) Subversion
9 3 (2.01%) JIRA
9 3 (2.01%) Mocha
10 2 (1.34%) ReSharper
General
1 42 (28.19%) Finance
2 29 (19.46%) Banking
3 17 (11.41%) Retail
4 14 (9.40%) Front Office
5 12 (8.05%) Back Office
5 12 (8.05%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.01%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (79.87%) Developer
2 36 (24.16%) Senior Developer
3 33 (22.15%) Java Developer
4 21 (14.09%) iOS Developer
5 17 (11.41%) C# Developer
6 14 (9.40%) Agile Developer
6 14 (9.40%) Senior iOS Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Front Office Developer
8 10 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (5.37%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.70%) Objective-C Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Technical Leader
12 5 (3.36%) Hybris Developer
13 4 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (2.68%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.19%) .NET
2 34 (22.82%) Web Services
3 22 (14.77%) HTML
3 22 (14.77%) XML
4 21 (14.09%) Cocoa
4 21 (14.09%) CSS
5 20 (13.42%) AngularJS
6 18 (12.08%) REST
7 17 (11.41%) JMS
8 16 (10.74%) SOAP
9 15 (10.07%) ASP.NET
9 15 (10.07%) Cocoa Touch
9 15 (10.07%) RESTful
10 12 (8.05%) Spring
11 11 (7.38%) .NET Framework
11 11 (7.38%) J2EE
12 10 (6.71%) HTML5
12 10 (6.71%) JSON
13 9 (6.04%) Node.js
14 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 16 (10.74%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.72%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.71%) Derivative
4 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.70%) Fixed Income
5 7 (4.70%) User Experience
6 6 (4.03%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.03%) iPad
6 6 (4.03%) iPhone
7 5 (3.36%) Credit Risk
7 5 (3.36%) Statistics
8 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.68%) RIA
9 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.01%) Equities
9 3 (2.01%) Fintech
9 3 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (2.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.45%) Apple iOS
2 15 (10.07%) Linux
3 13 (8.72%) Unix
4 9 (6.04%) Windows
5 5 (3.36%) Android
6 2 (1.34%) Solaris
7 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (71.81%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.28%) TDD
3 36 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (22.82%) Scrum
5 29 (19.46%) BDD
5 29 (19.46%) Software Engineering
6 27 (18.12%) E-Commerce
7 26 (17.45%) OO
8 25 (16.78%) iOS Development
9 22 (14.77%) Test Automation
10 18 (12.08%) Multithreading
11 14 (9.40%) MVC
11 14 (9.40%) Progressive Enhancement
12 12 (8.05%) SDLC
13 11 (7.38%) ETL
13 11 (7.38%) OOD
14 10 (6.71%) Pair Programming
15 9 (6.04%) OOP
16 8 (5.37%) Integration Testing
16 8 (5.37%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.27%) Java
2 49 (32.89%) C#
3 45 (30.20%) SQL
4 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
5 24 (16.11%) Objective-C
6 22 (14.77%) Apple Swift
7 10 (6.71%) Python
8 9 (6.04%) C++
9 7 (4.70%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.03%) Scala
11 5 (3.36%) C
11 5 (3.36%) ES6
11 5 (3.36%) Perl
12 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.01%) Go
13 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.01%) R
14 2 (1.34%) COBOL
14 2 (1.34%) VB
14 2 (1.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (10.07%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) PhD
3 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) HDFS
2 1 (0.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
1 1 (0.67%) Control-M
1 1 (0.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 19 (12.75%) Oracle
2 14 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.37%) Apple
4 6 (4.03%) hybris
5 5 (3.36%) Google
6 3 (2.01%) ATG
6 3 (2.01%) Charles River
7 2 (1.34%) IBM
7 2 (1.34%) Informatica
7 2 (1.34%) Murex
7 2 (1.34%) Sun
7 2 (1.34%) Teradata
7 2 (1.34%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.67%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.67%) BMC
8 1 (0.67%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.67%) Netezza
8 1 (0.67%) Sybase
8 1 (0.67%) Talend
8 1 (0.67%) VMware
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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