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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 50 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.90% 0.56% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 0.68% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £438 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +94.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Unit Testing
West Midlands

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
508 295 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.89% 82.17% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 202 121
Median daily rate £400 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 35
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) System Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Stress Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
3 7 (58.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (58.33%) ISEB
3 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) CMS
7 2 (16.67%) Content Management
7 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing

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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
1 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Ingres
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JProfiler
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Agile Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JPA
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) React
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) System Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Stress Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Ingres ABF
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase