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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 96 103 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 32 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.32% 1.34% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.74% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 44
Median daily rate £325 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £472 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1942 2178 2420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.85% 77.07% 78.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1242 1489
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 168 144
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.65 £26.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.85% +22.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +12 16 £350 +2.94% 8
Hertfordshire +2 11 £338 +1.50% 3
Suffolk +4 2 £313 -26.55% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £325 - 1
Norfolk -4 1 - - 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.28%) SQL
3 26 (38.81%) .NET
3 26 (38.81%) C#
4 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
5 19 (28.36%) HTML
6 18 (26.87%) Oracle
6 18 (26.87%) CSS
7 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
7 17 (25.37%) Java
8 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
9 15 (22.39%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (20.90%) MVC
11 13 (19.40%) TDD
11 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
11 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (17.91%) ETL
12 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
13 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (16.42%) Data Quality
14 10 (14.93%) Dimensional Modelling
14 10 (14.93%) Informatica
14 10 (14.93%) Web Services
14 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
15 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
15 9 (13.43%) Entity Framework
16 8 (11.94%) Jasmine
16 8 (11.94%) Data Transformation

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 (7.46%) IIS
1 5 (7.46%) NServiceBus
2 4 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.97%) CMS
3 3 (4.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.49%) Confluence
5 1 (1.49%) DNN
5 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (8.96%) OmniGraffle
1 6 (8.96%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) LDAP
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.94%) Data Mart
4 8 (11.94%) PowerCenter
4 8 (11.94%) RDBMS
4 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.99%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.99%) MySQL
7 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.99%) OLAP
7 2 (2.99%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.94%) ERwin
2 8 (11.94%) Jasmine
3 7 (10.45%) Selenium
3 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.96%) Grunt
4 6 (8.96%) gulp
4 6 (8.96%) Mercurial
5 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.97%) Mocha
7 3 (4.48%) Protractor
8 2 (2.99%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.99%) PhantomJS
8 2 (2.99%) Subversion
8 2 (2.99%) WebStorm
9 1 (1.49%) Ant
9 1 (1.49%) Build Forge
9 1 (1.49%) JIRA
9 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Retail
3 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.48%) Legal
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Informatica Developer
5 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.96%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.48%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) .NET
2 19 (28.36%) HTML
3 18 (26.87%) CSS
4 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
5 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
6 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (14.93%) Web Services
8 9 (13.43%) Entity Framework
9 8 (11.94%) jQuery
10 7 (10.45%) Ajax
10 7 (10.45%) CSS3
10 7 (10.45%) HTML5
10 7 (10.45%) REST
10 7 (10.45%) Spring
11 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (8.96%) Node.js
11 6 (8.96%) XML
12 5 (7.46%) MSMQ
12 5 (7.46%) Oracle ADF
13 4 (5.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Data Extraction
2 8 (11.94%) User Experience
3 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.96%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.99%) RIA
6 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Android
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (20.90%) MVC
4 13 (19.40%) TDD
5 12 (17.91%) ETL
6 10 (14.93%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (11.94%) Data Transformation
7 8 (11.94%) Validation
8 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (10.45%) Web Development
9 6 (8.96%) Automation Testing
9 6 (8.96%) B2B
9 6 (8.96%) Change Management
9 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.96%) UX Design
10 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.46%) ITSM
10 5 (7.46%) Open Source
11 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) SQL
2 26 (38.81%) C#
3 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.37%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) Python
5 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.97%) ES6
8 3 (4.48%) C
9 2 (2.99%) Dart
9 2 (2.99%) ECMAScript
9 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.49%) C++
10 1 (1.49%) Perl
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
10 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.48%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
1 1 (1.49%) Firmware
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) Informatica
4 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.48%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Telerik
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