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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 70 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.76% 1.88% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.41% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 11
Median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
Unit Testing
England

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
1271 1244 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.94% 78.09% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 767 595
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 49
Median hourly rate £15.25 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.07% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £9.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -14 12 £425 +21.42% 3
Northamptonshire +5 8 £325 -27.77% 1
Derbyshire +2 4 £450 +20.00%
Leicestershire - 4 £215 - 3
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 28 (48.28%) Java
2 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) Oracle
3 21 (36.21%) Web Services
4 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 19 (32.76%) HTML
5 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
6 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (31.03%) Spring
7 17 (29.31%) JUnit
8 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 16 (27.59%) SQL
8 16 (27.59%) Hibernate
8 16 (27.59%) JSON
8 16 (27.59%) HTML5
9 15 (25.86%) Oracle Database
9 15 (25.86%) C#
10 14 (24.14%) CSS
10 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
10 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
10 14 (24.14%) BDD
11 13 (22.41%) jQuery
11 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
11 13 (22.41%) SDLC
11 13 (22.41%) Unix
12 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 12 (20.69%) Java EE
12 12 (20.69%) JPA
13 11 (18.97%) Degree
13 11 (18.97%) TDD

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 (15.52%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.07%) JBoss
3 4 (6.90%) CMS
4 3 (5.17%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.72%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) DMZ
1 2 (3.45%) Extranet
1 2 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.86%) Oracle Database
3 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
4 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (15.52%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.17%) Big Data
6 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.17%) HBase
6 3 (5.17%) Impala
7 2 (3.45%) MySQL
8 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
2 17 (29.31%) JUnit
3 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.52%) Gradle
4 9 (15.52%) Maven
5 7 (12.07%) Cobertura
5 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
5 7 (12.07%) JBehave
6 6 (10.34%) Jasmine
6 6 (10.34%) JProfiler
6 6 (10.34%) Selenium
6 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (6.90%) CasperJS
8 4 (6.90%) IntelliJ
8 4 (6.90%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (6.90%) SonarQube
8 4 (6.90%) webpack
9 2 (3.45%) Yeoman
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (82.76%) Developer
2 24 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Data Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (5.17%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Scala Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) Web Services
2 19 (32.76%) HTML
3 18 (31.03%) Spring
4 16 (27.59%) Hibernate
4 16 (27.59%) HTML5
4 16 (27.59%) JSON
5 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
5 14 (24.14%) CSS
6 13 (22.41%) jQuery
7 12 (20.69%) Java EE
7 12 (20.69%) JPA
8 10 (17.24%) Ajax
8 10 (17.24%) XML
9 9 (15.52%) .NET
9 9 (15.52%) SOAP
10 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
11 7 (12.07%) Backbone.js
11 7 (12.07%) CSS3
11 7 (12.07%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) User Experience
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Unix
2 5 (8.62%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (24.14%) BDD
4 13 (22.41%) SDLC
5 11 (18.97%) TDD
6 10 (17.24%) OO
6 10 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
7 9 (15.52%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (12.07%) Front End Development
9 7 (12.07%) OOP
9 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.34%) RAD
10 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.62%) CRM
11 5 (8.62%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (8.62%) Electronic Trading
11 5 (8.62%) ERP
11 5 (8.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) SQL
4 15 (25.86%) C#
5 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
6 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
7 5 (8.62%) Python
8 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.17%) Scala
8 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.17%) VBScript
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) C
10 1 (1.72%) Pascal
10 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) BladeLogic
2 3 (5.17%) Oozie
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Oracle
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) SAP
4 4 (6.90%) Perforce
5 3 (5.17%) Cognos
5 3 (5.17%) Tableau
5 3 (5.17%) Twitter
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) Ensighten
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) Sun
6 1 (1.72%) webMethods
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