The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 26 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.40% 5.98% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 8.15% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £388 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Unit Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
161 184 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 74.88% 73.31% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 101 126
Median daily rate £375 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £188 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 33 23
Median hourly rate £24.69 £37.50 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.16% +125.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bournemouth -6 2 £356 -10.93%
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Symfony
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) GemFire
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 1 (12.50%) DAB
1 1 (12.50%) NFC
1 1 (12.50%) OFDM
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Bower
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Symfony Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) CMS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) HOOD
3 1 (12.50%) Product Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center