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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 88 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.80% 1.93% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.47% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 5
Median daily rate £350 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £288 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +4.87%

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
1189 1174 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.69% 78.21% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 719 600
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 43
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £43.75 £26.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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
Leicestershire +3 5 £308 -5.30% 2
Derbyshire +1 4 £325 -13.33% 5
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £350 +16.66% 5
Northamptonshire -18 1 £450 +11.11%
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) HTML
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 16 (40.00%) CSS
4 15 (37.50%) C#
4 15 (37.50%) HTML5
5 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 13 (32.50%) TDD
7 12 (30.00%) Java
7 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (30.00%) CSS3
8 11 (27.50%) Node.js
8 11 (27.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (27.50%) Front End Development
9 10 (25.00%) SonarQube
9 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (22.50%) JSON
10 9 (22.50%) Ajax
10 9 (22.50%) SQL
10 9 (22.50%) .NET
10 9 (22.50%) Oracle
10 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
10 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
10 9 (22.50%) Backbone.js
11 8 (20.00%) BDD
11 8 (20.00%) Grunt
11 8 (20.00%) gulp
11 8 (20.00%) Web Services
11 8 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 1 (2.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.50%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) OLAP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
4 8 (20.00%) Grunt
4 8 (20.00%) gulp
5 7 (17.50%) JUnit
6 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (15.00%) Gradle
6 6 (15.00%) IntelliJ
6 6 (15.00%) Jasmine
6 6 (15.00%) JProfiler
6 6 (15.00%) Maven
7 4 (10.00%) CasperJS
7 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (10.00%) Selenium
7 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (10.00%) webpack
8 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (12.50%) UI Developer
6 4 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Web Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Data Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) HTML
2 16 (40.00%) CSS
3 15 (37.50%) HTML5
4 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (30.00%) CSS3
6 11 (27.50%) Node.js
7 9 (22.50%) .NET
7 9 (22.50%) Ajax
7 9 (22.50%) Backbone.js
7 9 (22.50%) JSON
8 8 (20.00%) Java EE
8 8 (20.00%) Velocity
8 8 (20.00%) Web Services
9 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
9 7 (17.50%) JPA
9 7 (17.50%) Spring
10 6 (15.00%) Spring Boot
11 5 (12.50%) jQuery
11 5 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
2 13 (32.50%) TDD
3 11 (27.50%) Front End Development
3 11 (27.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
6 8 (20.00%) BDD
7 7 (17.50%) OO
7 7 (17.50%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (15.00%) RAD
8 6 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) MVC
9 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.00%) ERP
10 4 (10.00%) Microservices
10 4 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (10.00%) Web Design
10 4 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 15 (37.50%) C#
3 12 (30.00%) Java
4 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) Perforce
4 4 (10.00%) SAP
5 3 (7.50%) Cognos
5 3 (7.50%) Tableau
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (2.50%) Ensighten
6 1 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) webMethods
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