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 31 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 92 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 74 102 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 1.74% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.15% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 88 73
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
2888 4740 4683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.90% 80.91% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3738 3487
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 48
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.63 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.19% -1.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 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 31 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 City of London region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 89 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (45.74%) Java
3 53 (41.09%) TDD
4 44 (34.11%) C#
5 43 (33.33%) Finance
6 42 (32.56%) SQL
7 34 (26.36%) .NET
8 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
9 28 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (21.71%) BDD
10 26 (20.16%) Software Engineering
10 26 (20.16%) Web Services
11 25 (19.38%) Scrum
11 25 (19.38%) Banking
12 24 (18.60%) SQL Server
13 23 (17.83%) Maven
14 22 (17.05%) Oracle
14 22 (17.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (17.05%) MongoDB
15 21 (16.28%) E-Commerce
16 20 (15.50%) JMS
16 20 (15.50%) REST
17 19 (14.73%) Git (software)
18 18 (13.95%) SOAP
18 18 (13.95%) Linux
18 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET
19 17 (13.18%) HTML
19 17 (13.18%) Spring
19 17 (13.18%) Derivative
20 16 (12.40%) Investment Banking

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 (5.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.88%) Mule
2 5 (3.88%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.33%) IIS
5 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) CICS
6 1 (0.78%) Jetty
6 1 (0.78%) SAS
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.53%) TestFlight
3 3 (2.33%) GitHub
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle CX
4 2 (1.55%) Responsys
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.78%) Google Play
5 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) FTP
2 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.05%) MongoDB
3 15 (11.63%) MySQL
4 11 (8.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (8.53%) CouchDB
4 11 (8.53%) SQLite
5 9 (6.98%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.65%) Big Data
8 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.55%) KDB
10 2 (1.55%) MS Access
10 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (17.83%) Maven
2 19 (14.73%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.30%) JUnit
4 11 (8.53%) Selenium
5 10 (7.75%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.20%) Mockito
7 7 (5.43%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.43%) NUnit
8 6 (4.65%) JIRA
9 5 (3.88%) EasyMock
9 5 (3.88%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.88%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.88%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.10%) MSTest
10 4 (3.10%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.33%) gulp
11 3 (2.33%) Subversion
12 2 (1.55%) ReSharper
12 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (33.33%) Finance
2 25 (19.38%) Banking
3 16 (12.40%) Investment Banking
4 15 (11.63%) Retail
5 14 (10.85%) Back Office
6 7 (5.43%) Front Office
7 2 (1.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (80.62%) Developer
2 41 (31.78%) Java Developer
3 31 (24.03%) Senior Developer
4 15 (11.63%) Agile Developer
4 15 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 13 (10.08%) Agile Java Developer
5 13 (10.08%) iOS Developer
6 10 (7.75%) Senior iOS Developer
6 10 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (6.98%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.65%) C# WPF Developer
8 6 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (4.65%) WPF Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (3.88%) QA Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.36%) .NET
2 26 (20.16%) Web Services
3 20 (15.50%) JMS
3 20 (15.50%) REST
4 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET
4 18 (13.95%) SOAP
5 17 (13.18%) HTML
5 17 (13.18%) Spring
6 16 (12.40%) CSS
7 15 (11.63%) J2EE
7 15 (11.63%) XML
8 12 (9.30%) Cocoa
9 11 (8.53%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.53%) Cocoa Touch
9 11 (8.53%) WPF
10 10 (7.75%) HTML5
11 9 (6.98%) Hibernate
11 9 (6.98%) JSON
12 8 (6.20%) .NET Framework
12 8 (6.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (13.18%) Derivative
3 13 (10.08%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.43%) Equities
5 6 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.88%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.88%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.10%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.33%) Fintech
8 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.33%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.55%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.55%) Statistics
9 2 (1.55%) User Experience
10 1 (0.78%) AS400
10 1 (0.78%) Replication
10 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.95%) Linux
2 16 (12.40%) Apple iOS
2 16 (12.40%) Unix
3 12 (9.30%) Windows
4 3 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
5 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.09%) TDD
3 28 (21.71%) BDD
3 28 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (20.16%) Software Engineering
5 25 (19.38%) Scrum
6 21 (16.28%) E-Commerce
7 16 (12.40%) Test Automation
8 15 (11.63%) iOS Development
8 15 (11.63%) MVC
8 15 (11.63%) OO
9 14 (10.85%) Multithreading
10 12 (9.30%) SDLC
11 11 (8.53%) Progressive Enhancement
12 10 (7.75%) UML
13 9 (6.98%) ETL
13 9 (6.98%) Microservices
14 7 (5.43%) MVVM
15 6 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (4.65%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.74%) Java
2 44 (34.11%) C#
3 42 (32.56%) SQL
4 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.40%) Objective-C
6 14 (10.85%) Apple Swift
7 11 (8.53%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.43%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.88%) C++
9 5 (3.88%) Python
10 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.10%) VB
10 4 (3.10%) XAML
11 3 (2.33%) Perl
11 3 (2.33%) Scala
11 3 (2.33%) VBA
12 2 (1.55%) C
12 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) MCSD
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.55%) PhD
3 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) ACF2
2 1 (0.78%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) zSecure
2 1 (0.78%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) Control-M
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (17.05%) Oracle
2 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.88%) Google
3 5 (3.88%) hybris
4 3 (2.33%) Apple
4 3 (2.33%) ATG
5 2 (1.55%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.55%) IBM
5 2 (1.55%) Sun
5 2 (1.55%) Sybase
5 2 (1.55%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe
6 1 (0.78%) BMC
6 1 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) Informatica
6 1 (0.78%) Murex
6 1 (0.78%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.78%) Tableau
6 1 (0.78%) Twitter
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago