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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 65 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 31 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.14% 1.83% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.33% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 14
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £390 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +11.60%

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
1152 1247 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.61% 78.77% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 755 667
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 43
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £11.10 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 February 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 27 February 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
Derbyshire +7 10 £350 +4.47% 3
Leicestershire +5 9 £303 -6.92% 6
Nottinghamshire 0 7 £359 +14.80% 7
Northamptonshire -12 3 £350 +9.80% 4
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) SQL
3 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 19 (36.54%) C#
5 18 (34.62%) .NET
6 17 (32.69%) HTML
6 17 (32.69%) Java
6 17 (32.69%) Oracle
7 16 (30.77%) CSS
7 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 15 (28.85%) HTML5
8 15 (28.85%) Web Services
9 14 (26.92%) TDD
9 14 (26.92%) Scrum
9 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
10 13 (25.00%) Node.js
10 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (23.08%) CSS3
12 11 (21.15%) Ajax
12 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
12 11 (21.15%) PL/SQL
12 11 (21.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
13 10 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
13 10 (19.23%) gulp
13 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (19.23%) jQuery
13 10 (19.23%) Degree
13 10 (19.23%) JSON
13 10 (19.23%) Shell Script

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 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) CICS
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.69%) MySQL
5 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) DataStage
6 1 (1.92%) DB2
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (1.92%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.23%) gulp
3 8 (15.38%) Grunt
3 8 (15.38%) JUnit
3 8 (15.38%) SonarQube
4 7 (13.46%) Eclipse
4 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.54%) Jasmine
6 4 (7.69%) Gradle
6 4 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 4 (7.69%) JProfiler
6 4 (7.69%) Maven
6 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (5.77%) Mockito
8 2 (3.85%) Bower
8 2 (3.85%) CasperJS
8 2 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.85%) webpack
8 2 (3.85%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (5.77%) Banking
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
1 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (90.38%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.23%) C# Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (11.54%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) .NET
2 17 (32.69%) HTML
3 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 16 (30.77%) CSS
4 15 (28.85%) HTML5
4 15 (28.85%) Web Services
5 13 (25.00%) Node.js
6 12 (23.08%) CSS3
7 11 (21.15%) Ajax
8 10 (19.23%) jQuery
8 10 (19.23%) JSON
9 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 8 (15.38%) Java EE
9 8 (15.38%) JPA
9 8 (15.38%) Spring
10 7 (13.46%) Backbone.js
10 7 (13.46%) Velocity
11 6 (11.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Unix
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Scrum
2 14 (26.92%) TDD
3 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (21.15%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (17.31%) Front End Development
6 9 (17.31%) MVC
6 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (15.38%) BDD
8 7 (13.46%) OO
8 7 (13.46%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.69%) RAD
11 3 (5.77%) Change Management
11 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
11 3 (5.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) SQL
2 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 19 (36.54%) C#
4 17 (32.69%) Java
5 11 (21.15%) PL/SQL
6 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.62%) Python
8 4 (7.69%) C++
8 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.92%) ABAP
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) COBOL
10 1 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.92%) R
10 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) Perforce
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Telerik
5 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
Leicester, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago