The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 80 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.73% 2.30% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.93% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 9
Median daily rate £423 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £313 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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
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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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1311 1262 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.83% 78.39% 74.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 784 629
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 52
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Northamptonshire +4 15 £400 -11.11% 1
Nottinghamshire -28 7 £425 +21.42% 5
Leicestershire +6 3 - - 5
Derbyshire -6 3 £450 - 4
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 31 (49.21%) Java
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 25 (39.68%) HTML
4 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (36.51%) HTML5
5 23 (36.51%) Web Services
5 23 (36.51%) JSON
6 21 (33.33%) Spring
6 21 (33.33%) Oracle
6 21 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 21 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
7 20 (31.75%) JUnit
7 20 (31.75%) CSS
7 20 (31.75%) TDD
8 19 (30.16%) Hibernate
8 19 (30.16%) BDD
9 17 (26.98%) Ajax
9 17 (26.98%) Java EE
9 17 (26.98%) SQL
10 16 (25.40%) JPA
10 16 (25.40%) Relational Database
11 15 (23.81%) jQuery
11 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 14 (22.22%) C#
12 14 (22.22%) OO
13 13 (20.63%) SOAP
13 13 (20.63%) CSS3
13 13 (20.63%) Backbone.js

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 7 (11.11%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) CMS
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.59%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) DMZ
1 2 (3.17%) Extranet
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) Relational Database
2 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 12 (19.05%) RDBMS
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.76%) Big Data
5 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.76%) HBase
5 3 (4.76%) Impala
6 2 (3.17%) MySQL
7 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.59%) OLAP
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
2 20 (31.75%) JUnit
3 12 (19.05%) Gradle
4 11 (17.46%) SonarQube
5 10 (15.87%) Eclipse
5 10 (15.87%) Maven
6 9 (14.29%) JProfiler
7 8 (12.70%) Grunt
7 8 (12.70%) gulp
8 7 (11.11%) Cobertura
8 7 (11.11%) IntelliJ
8 7 (11.11%) Jasmine
8 7 (11.11%) JBehave
9 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (7.94%) Cucumber
10 5 (7.94%) Selenium
11 4 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (6.35%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (6.35%) webpack
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (79.37%) Developer
2 27 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) HTML Developer
5 5 (7.94%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.35%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Data Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) HTML
2 23 (36.51%) HTML5
2 23 (36.51%) JSON
2 23 (36.51%) Web Services
3 21 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 21 (33.33%) Spring
4 20 (31.75%) CSS
5 19 (30.16%) Hibernate
6 17 (26.98%) Ajax
6 17 (26.98%) Java EE
7 16 (25.40%) JPA
8 15 (23.81%) jQuery
9 13 (20.63%) Backbone.js
9 13 (20.63%) CSS3
9 13 (20.63%) SOAP
10 10 (15.87%) Node.js
10 10 (15.87%) Velocity
10 10 (15.87%) XML
11 9 (14.29%) .NET
11 9 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) User Experience
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Unix
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (31.75%) TDD
4 19 (30.16%) BDD
5 14 (22.22%) OO
6 13 (20.63%) Front End Development
7 12 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 12 (19.05%) Scrum
7 12 (19.05%) SDLC
8 9 (14.29%) RAD
8 9 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (12.70%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
10 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (9.52%) OOP
11 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) Java
2 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.98%) SQL
4 14 (22.22%) C#
5 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.94%) Python
8 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.76%) Scala
8 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.76%) VBScript
9 2 (3.17%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) C
10 1 (1.59%) Pascal
10 1 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) BladeLogic
2 3 (4.76%) Oozie
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.46%) Perforce
4 6 (9.52%) SAP
5 3 (4.76%) Cognos
5 3 (4.76%) Tableau
5 3 (4.76%) Twitter
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) Ensighten
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) webMethods
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