The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 11 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 7.87% - 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.21% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £380 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.29% +6.85%
Unit Testing
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 56 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 85.39% 70.00% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 33
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 7 £380 -
Unit Testing
Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) COM
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (12.50%) COM
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft