The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 94 112 90
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 35 24 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 0.88% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.14% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 42
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1946 2107 2307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.85% 76.95% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1189 1279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 157 158
Median hourly rate £27.38 £36.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.46% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cambridgeshire +16 13 £450 -17.43% 10
Essex +10 12 £425 +6.25% 3
Hertfordshire +4 8 £388 +7.70% 6
Bedfordshire +4 1 - - 5
Norfolk - 1 £600 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 of England region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 42 (59.15%) C#
2 41 (57.75%) .NET
3 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (42.25%) Software Engineering
4 25 (35.21%) .NET Framework
5 23 (32.39%) Visual Studio
6 22 (30.99%) WPF
7 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
7 17 (23.94%) SQL
8 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
8 16 (22.54%) SOA
9 15 (21.13%) Integration Testing
9 15 (21.13%) Change Control
10 14 (19.72%) Java
11 13 (18.31%) WinForms
11 13 (18.31%) Scrum
12 12 (16.90%) Degree
12 12 (16.90%) WCF
13 11 (15.49%) jQuery
13 11 (15.49%) TDD
13 11 (15.49%) HTML
14 10 (14.08%) CSS
14 10 (14.08%) OO
14 10 (14.08%) Linux
14 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
15 8 (11.27%) Sass
15 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
15 8 (11.27%) Software Architecture
15 8 (11.27%) HTML5
15 8 (11.27%) Ajax

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (7.04%) CMS
1 5 (7.04%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.63%) Confluence
2 4 (5.63%) NetWeaver
2 4 (5.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.23%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) SAP BPC
2 3 (4.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
1 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
1 1 (1.41%) LDAP
1 1 (1.41%) SSL
1 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Couchbase
2 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) OLAP
3 1 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.04%) Jasmine
2 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.63%) Ant
3 4 (5.63%) gulp
3 4 (5.63%) JIRA
3 4 (5.63%) NUnit
3 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.23%) Grunt
4 3 (4.23%) IntelliJ
4 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.23%) PhantomJS
4 3 (4.23%) WebStorm
5 1 (1.41%) Build Forge
5 1 (1.41%) Mocha
5 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) .NET Developer
3 16 (22.54%) Software Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) C# Developer
5 11 (15.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (12.68%) WPF Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.04%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.63%) SAP BPC Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Java Programmer
10 3 (4.23%) Programmer
11 2 (2.82%) Architect
11 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.82%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (57.75%) .NET
2 25 (35.21%) .NET Framework
3 22 (30.99%) WPF
4 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
5 13 (18.31%) WinForms
6 12 (16.90%) WCF
7 11 (15.49%) HTML
7 11 (15.49%) jQuery
8 10 (14.08%) CSS
9 8 (11.27%) Ajax
9 8 (11.27%) HTML5
9 8 (11.27%) Sass
10 6 (8.45%) REST
10 6 (8.45%) RESTful
10 6 (8.45%) Web Services
10 6 (8.45%) XML
11 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (7.04%) J2EE
11 5 (7.04%) LESS
12 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.04%) SCADA
2 4 (5.63%) iPad
3 3 (4.23%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (42.25%) Software Engineering
2 16 (22.54%) SOA
3 15 (21.13%) Change Control
3 15 (21.13%) Integration Testing
4 13 (18.31%) Scrum
5 11 (15.49%) TDD
6 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.08%) OO
7 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
7 8 (11.27%) Software Architecture
8 7 (9.86%) Automated Testing
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.86%) Extreme Programming
8 7 (9.86%) MVC
8 7 (9.86%) Pair Programming
9 5 (7.04%) Content Management
9 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (7.04%) SDLC
9 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) C#
2 17 (23.94%) SQL
3 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.72%) Java
5 4 (5.63%) TypeScript
5 4 (5.63%) XAML
6 3 (4.23%) Dart
6 3 (4.23%) ECMAScript
6 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) PhD
4 2 (2.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) IBM
1 4 (5.63%) SAP
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Facebook
3 1 (1.41%) OutlookSoft
3 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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