The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
London / Croydon
Rank 35 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.79% 0.46% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.52% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £383 £418 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +28.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +7.86%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 191 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.13% 88.43% 81.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 146 65
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £300 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 Croydon

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) Toad
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) Guidewire
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (25.00%) HDFS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Talend
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Talend
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata