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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 36 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.59% 7.69% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 8.27% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% -5.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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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
228 133 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.84% 93.01% 55.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 105 45
Median daily rate £435 £388 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £250 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (50.00%) Grunt
2 3 (50.00%) gulp
2 3 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Toad
4 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SAP

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 3 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Grunt
2 3 (50.00%) gulp
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (50.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
2 1 (16.67%) SAP