The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South West / Devon
Rank 32 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.19% 1.88% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.21% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £330 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.69% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +9.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 226 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 86.86% 84.96% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 174 104
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £41.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.09% +14.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon 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 Devon

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Devon region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 3 - - 3
Plymouth - 1 £410 -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Devon region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) FreeMarker
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) OAT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) FreeMarker
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines