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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 48 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.03% 0.30% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.42% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Median daily rate £335 £325 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £325 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
421 239 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 86.80% 72.64% 84.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 164 171
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 45
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.63 £24.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) JUnit
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Sun
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Maven
5 4 (33.33%) Sun Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) System Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Stress Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Regression 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) JSP
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) Servlets
5 2 (16.67%) Struts
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) BAPI
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
6 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) System Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) COBOL
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) R
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
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Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £340 per day, Initial contract until December 16'
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