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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
London / City of London
Rank 91 97 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 62 50 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.11% 1.57% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.81% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 69
Median daily rate £500 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.69% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +9.33%

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
2497 2763 4322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.90% 86.80% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1980 2193 3371
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 £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 84 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (44.44%) TDD
3 53 (36.81%) Java
4 52 (36.11%) JavaScript
5 49 (34.03%) C#
6 48 (33.33%) Web Services
7 47 (32.64%) HTML
8 46 (31.94%) SQL
9 45 (31.25%) CSS
10 43 (29.86%) OO
11 36 (25.00%) RESTful
12 35 (24.31%) .NET
13 32 (22.22%) Finance
13 32 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 30 (20.83%) BDD
15 29 (20.14%) AngularJS
16 27 (18.75%) REST
16 27 (18.75%) XML
17 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
18 24 (16.67%) Scrum
19 23 (15.97%) JSON
20 22 (15.28%) OOP
21 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering
22 20 (13.89%) Mockito
23 19 (13.19%) Web Development
23 19 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
23 19 (13.19%) E-Commerce
24 18 (12.50%) SOAP
24 18 (12.50%) Linux
24 18 (12.50%) WebDriver

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%) Apache Spark
1 7 (4.86%) Tomcat
1 7 (4.86%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.17%) Mule
3 5 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.08%) Apache
4 3 (2.08%) Drupal
4 3 (2.08%) LiveCycle
4 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.39%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.39%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.39%) Confluence
5 2 (1.39%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.69%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Endur
2 2 (1.39%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.69%) FastStats
3 1 (0.69%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.69%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.56%) TestFlight
3 5 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.69%) G Suite
6 1 (0.69%) GitHub
6 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.11%) Internet
2 6 (4.17%) HTTP
3 5 (3.47%) SSL
4 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.39%) Intranet
6 1 (0.69%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.69%) Extranet
6 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.69%) Firewall
6 1 (0.69%) LAN
6 1 (0.69%) LDAP
6 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.03%) MongoDB
3 12 (8.33%) MySQL
4 11 (7.64%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.94%) SQLite
6 8 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (5.56%) Big Data
6 8 (5.56%) CouchDB
7 7 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.86%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (4.17%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.47%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 32 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.89%) Mockito
3 18 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 16 (11.11%) JIRA
5 15 (10.42%) Selenium
6 13 (9.03%) Maven
7 12 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 11 (7.64%) Moq
9 10 (6.94%) JUnit
10 9 (6.25%) SpecFlow
11 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
12 7 (4.86%) Jasmine
12 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (4.86%) TeamCity
13 6 (4.17%) EasyMock
13 6 (4.17%) gulp
13 6 (4.17%) Mocha
13 6 (4.17%) Protractor
14 5 (3.47%) Grunt
General
1 32 (22.22%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Banking
3 11 (7.64%) Retail
4 7 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.78%) Back Office
6 3 (2.08%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (79.17%) Developer
2 27 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 22 (15.28%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (13.19%) Java Developer
5 16 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 15 (10.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.64%) Developer in Test
9 10 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (6.94%) iOS Developer
10 9 (6.25%) Senior iOS Developer
11 8 (5.56%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Angular Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (5.56%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.86%) Analyst
13 6 (4.17%) Agile Developer
14 5 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
14 5 (3.47%) Node.js Developer
14 5 (3.47%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (33.33%) Web Services
2 47 (32.64%) HTML
3 45 (31.25%) CSS
4 36 (25.00%) RESTful
5 35 (24.31%) .NET
6 29 (20.14%) AngularJS
7 27 (18.75%) REST
7 27 (18.75%) XML
8 23 (15.97%) JSON
9 18 (12.50%) SOAP
10 16 (11.11%) HTML5
11 14 (9.72%) JMS
11 14 (9.72%) React
12 13 (9.03%) J2EE
13 11 (7.64%) Node.js
13 11 (7.64%) Sass
14 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (6.94%) jQuery
14 10 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (6.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) RIA
2 13 (9.03%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.78%) Derivative
5 4 (2.78%) User Experience
6 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.08%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.69%) Equities
8 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.69%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.50%) Linux
2 15 (10.42%) Unix
3 13 (9.03%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.64%) Windows
5 6 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.08%) Android
6 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) CentOS
7 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (44.44%) TDD
3 43 (29.86%) OO
4 30 (20.83%) BDD
5 24 (16.67%) Scrum
6 22 (15.28%) OOP
7 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering
8 19 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (13.19%) E-Commerce
8 19 (13.19%) Web Development
9 17 (11.81%) Front End Development
10 16 (11.11%) MVC
11 15 (10.42%) Agile Testing
11 15 (10.42%) Pair Programming
12 14 (9.72%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 14 (9.72%) High Availability
12 14 (9.72%) Low Latency
12 14 (9.72%) Open Source
12 14 (9.72%) Process Improvement
13 13 (9.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.81%) Java
2 52 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 49 (34.03%) C#
4 46 (31.94%) SQL
5 12 (8.33%) Apple Swift
6 11 (7.64%) ES6
7 10 (6.94%) Python
7 10 (6.94%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 8 (5.56%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.86%) C++
10 7 (4.86%) R
10 7 (4.86%) Scala
10 7 (4.86%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.78%) Go
11 4 (2.78%) Perl
11 4 (2.78%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.08%) C
12 3 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Oozie
2 1 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.69%) Marathon
2 1 (0.69%) Mesos
2 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle
3 8 (5.56%) SAP
4 4 (2.78%) hybris
5 3 (2.08%) Adobe
5 3 (2.08%) ATG
5 3 (2.08%) Google
5 3 (2.08%) OpenLink
5 3 (2.08%) Talend
5 3 (2.08%) Teradata
6 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.39%) Blue Prism
6 2 (1.39%) CODA
6 2 (1.39%) Cognos
6 2 (1.39%) IBM
6 2 (1.39%) jBASE
6 2 (1.39%) Temenos
7 1 (0.69%) F5
7 1 (0.69%) Twitter
7 1 (0.69%) VMware
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