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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 64 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 30 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.89% 1.95% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.49% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 12
Median daily rate £325 £349 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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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
1288 1286 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.21% 78.18% 74.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 773 576
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 74
Median hourly rate £16.05 £17.30 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £10.61 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 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
Nottinghamshire -10 13 £413 +22.68% 6
Northamptonshire - 13 £325 - 1
Leicestershire 0 3 £215 -25.21% 3
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 33 (55.93%) Oracle
2 27 (45.76%) Java
3 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
4 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
5 21 (35.59%) SQL
6 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (30.51%) Spring
7 18 (30.51%) Web Services
8 17 (28.81%) HTML
8 17 (28.81%) C#
8 17 (28.81%) JUnit
8 17 (28.81%) Oracle Database
8 17 (28.81%) SDLC
9 16 (27.12%) JSON
9 16 (27.12%) XML
9 16 (27.12%) CSS
9 16 (27.12%) Hibernate
10 15 (25.42%) Degree
11 14 (23.73%) jQuery
11 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (22.03%) Unix
12 13 (22.03%) PL/SQL
12 13 (22.03%) OO
13 12 (20.34%) Maven
13 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
14 11 (18.64%) BDD
14 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (18.64%) Selenium
14 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
14 11 (18.64%) Performance Tuning

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 8 (13.56%) JBoss
1 8 (13.56%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) DMZ
1 2 (3.39%) Extranet
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (28.81%) Oracle Database
3 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) JUnit
2 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.34%) Maven
3 11 (18.64%) Selenium
4 7 (11.86%) Cobertura
4 7 (11.86%) Eclipse
4 7 (11.86%) JBehave
5 5 (8.47%) Ant
5 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.78%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.08%) CasperJS
7 3 (5.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (5.08%) Subversion
7 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.08%) webpack
8 2 (3.39%) Gradle
8 2 (3.39%) jMock
8 2 (3.39%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (11.86%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) Spring
1 18 (30.51%) Web Services
2 17 (28.81%) HTML
3 16 (27.12%) CSS
3 16 (27.12%) Hibernate
3 16 (27.12%) JSON
3 16 (27.12%) XML
4 14 (23.73%) jQuery
5 11 (18.64%) Ajax
6 10 (16.95%) .NET
6 10 (16.95%) J2EE
7 9 (15.25%) HTML5
7 9 (15.25%) JPA
8 8 (13.56%) SOAP
9 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
9 7 (11.86%) Java EE
10 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.17%) JDBC
10 6 (10.17%) JSP
11 5 (8.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 4 (6.78%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.39%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Unix
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) SDLC
3 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (22.03%) OO
5 11 (18.64%) BDD
5 11 (18.64%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (16.95%) Technical Analysis
6 10 (16.95%) Validation
7 8 (13.56%) MVC
7 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (10.17%) TDD
10 5 (8.47%) SOA
11 4 (6.78%) Clinical Data Management
11 4 (6.78%) CRM
11 4 (6.78%) Data Management
11 4 (6.78%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
12 3 (5.08%) Progressive Enhancement
12 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Java
2 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 17 (28.81%) C#
5 13 (22.03%) PL/SQL
6 11 (18.64%) Shell Script
7 7 (11.86%) VBScript
8 5 (8.47%) Python
9 4 (6.78%) C++
10 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.39%) IronPython
12 1 (1.69%) PHP
12 1 (1.69%) Ruby
12 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Sun
4 4 (6.78%) Informatica
4 4 (6.78%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.08%) Twitter
6 2 (3.39%) Perforce
7 1 (1.69%) SAP
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