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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South West / Dorset
Rank 19 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.42% 1.04% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.31% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £369 £350 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £350 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £350 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.45 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.71%

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
102 153 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 82.26% 79.27% 78.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 85 87
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 16
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.63 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £53.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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
Bournemouth +6 1 £363 +3.57% 1
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
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%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (25.00%) HP