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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 90 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 88 99 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.54% 1.82% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.21% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 87 74
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
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
2990 4471 4717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.39% 82.20% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2401 3529 3501
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
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 18 42 47
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.63 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.01 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 104 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (41.67%) Java
3 58 (40.28%) TDD
4 50 (34.72%) C#
5 48 (33.33%) Finance
6 45 (31.25%) SQL
7 40 (27.78%) .NET
8 35 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (21.53%) BDD
10 30 (20.83%) Banking
10 30 (20.83%) Scrum
10 30 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 28 (19.44%) Web Services
12 26 (18.06%) E-Commerce
12 26 (18.06%) Software Engineering
13 24 (16.67%) MongoDB
13 24 (16.67%) Apple iOS
14 23 (15.97%) iOS Development
15 22 (15.28%) Maven
15 22 (15.28%) Objective-C
15 22 (15.28%) JavaScript
16 21 (14.58%) OO
17 20 (13.89%) Oracle
17 20 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 20 (13.89%) Apple Swift
18 19 (13.19%) Cocoa
19 18 (12.50%) Retail
19 18 (12.50%) Multithreading
20 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET
20 17 (11.81%) JMS

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 (4.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.39%) SAS
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.69%) CICS
4 1 (0.69%) Jetty
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.33%) TestFlight
3 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.08%) GitHub
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle CX
4 3 (2.08%) Responsys
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.69%) Google Play
5 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) FTP
2 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.11%) MySQL
4 12 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (8.33%) CouchDB
4 12 (8.33%) SQLite
5 11 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.56%) Big Data
9 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.39%) Base SAS
11 2 (1.39%) Data Mart
11 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.39%) KDB
11 2 (1.39%) MS Access
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (15.28%) Maven
2 17 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.25%) JUnit
4 6 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.17%) NUnit
4 6 (4.17%) Selenium
4 6 (4.17%) Xcode
5 5 (3.47%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.47%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.78%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.78%) MSTest
7 3 (2.08%) Subversion
7 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.39%) Mockito
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.39%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (33.33%) Finance
2 30 (20.83%) Banking
3 18 (12.50%) Retail
4 15 (10.42%) Back Office
5 14 (9.72%) Front Office
6 13 (9.03%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.08%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (82.64%) Developer
2 38 (26.39%) Java Developer
3 37 (25.69%) Senior Developer
4 20 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 19 (13.19%) iOS Developer
6 17 (11.81%) Agile Developer
7 14 (9.72%) Agile Java Developer
8 12 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
9 10 (6.94%) Front Office Developer
10 8 (5.56%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.86%) C# WPF Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Objective-C Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.86%) WPF Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Hybris Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Technical Leader
13 5 (3.47%) Analyst
13 5 (3.47%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.78%) .NET
2 28 (19.44%) Web Services
3 19 (13.19%) Cocoa
4 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET
4 17 (11.81%) JMS
5 15 (10.42%) REST
6 14 (9.72%) SOAP
7 13 (9.03%) AngularJS
7 13 (9.03%) Cocoa Touch
7 13 (9.03%) Spring
7 13 (9.03%) XML
8 12 (8.33%) HTML
8 12 (8.33%) WPF
9 11 (7.64%) CSS
9 11 (7.64%) J2EE
9 11 (7.64%) RESTful
10 10 (6.94%) .NET Framework
11 9 (6.25%) WCF
12 8 (5.56%) Node.js
13 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (9.72%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.03%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.03%) Derivative
4 7 (4.86%) User Experience
5 6 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 6 (4.17%) iPad
5 6 (4.17%) iPhone
6 5 (3.47%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.08%) Fintech
8 3 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.08%) Statistics
9 2 (1.39%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.39%) Equities
9 2 (1.39%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 12 (8.33%) Linux
3 11 (7.64%) Unix
4 10 (6.94%) Windows
5 5 (3.47%) Android
6 2 (1.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (40.28%) TDD
3 35 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (21.53%) BDD
5 30 (20.83%) Scrum
6 26 (18.06%) E-Commerce
6 26 (18.06%) Software Engineering
7 23 (15.97%) iOS Development
8 21 (14.58%) OO
9 18 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 17 (11.81%) Test Automation
11 13 (9.03%) MVC
11 13 (9.03%) SDLC
12 12 (8.33%) ETL
12 12 (8.33%) Progressive Enhancement
13 11 (7.64%) OOD
14 10 (6.94%) Pair Programming
15 9 (6.25%) MVVM
16 8 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (4.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.67%) Java
2 50 (34.72%) C#
3 45 (31.25%) SQL
4 22 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.28%) Objective-C
5 20 (13.89%) Apple Swift
6 7 (4.86%) Python
6 7 (4.86%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.17%) C++
8 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.78%) Scala
10 3 (2.08%) C
10 3 (2.08%) Perl
10 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.08%) VB
10 3 (2.08%) VBA
10 3 (2.08%) XAML
11 2 (1.39%) COBOL
11 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.39%) PhD
3 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.69%) MCSD
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) ACF2
2 1 (0.69%) HDFS
2 1 (0.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) zSecure
2 1 (0.69%) Ansible
2 1 (0.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) Oracle
2 14 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.56%) Apple
4 7 (4.86%) hybris
5 5 (3.47%) Google
6 4 (2.78%) ATG
7 3 (2.08%) Charles River
7 3 (2.08%) Sybase
8 2 (1.39%) IBM
8 2 (1.39%) Informatica
8 2 (1.39%) Murex
8 2 (1.39%) Sun
8 2 (1.39%) Teradata
8 2 (1.39%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.69%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.69%) BMC
9 1 (0.69%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.69%) Netezza
9 1 (0.69%) Talend
9 1 (0.69%) VMware
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