The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 52 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.48% 2.37% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.81% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 6
Median daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +5.80%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
369 320 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 88.92% 84.43% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 203 118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 Coventry

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Stress Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Ingres
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) NWDS
2 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Agile Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Ingres Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) BAPI
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SAP ALE
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 1 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Exploratory Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Stress Testing
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Ingres ABF
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle