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 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 91 102 74
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 40 41 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 1.30% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.67% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 45
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £463 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £41.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.25 £32.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £42.25 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -
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
2026 2461 2456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.42% 77.88% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1482 1453
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 171 152
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £49.25 £42.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 August 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 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
Cambridgeshire +12 16 £338 -0.73% 9
Hertfordshire +11 15 £366 +18.14% 6
Bedfordshire - 6 £333 - 2
Suffolk +5 3 £313 -16.77% 2
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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

1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) C#
3 26 (34.67%) .NET
4 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
5 21 (28.00%) HTML
6 20 (26.67%) Java
6 20 (26.67%) SQL
6 20 (26.67%) CSS
7 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
8 17 (22.67%) TDD
9 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
10 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
11 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (16.00%) Visual Studio
11 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (14.67%) Oracle
12 11 (14.67%) MVC
12 11 (14.67%) HTML5
13 10 (13.33%) Ajax
13 10 (13.33%) Finance
13 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 10 (13.33%) Web Services
14 9 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (12.00%) SOA
14 9 (12.00%) ETL
14 9 (12.00%) WPF
14 9 (12.00%) Git (software)

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 (6.67%) IIS
1 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.33%) CMS
2 4 (5.33%) NetWeaver
2 4 (5.33%) NServiceBus
3 3 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.33%) DNN
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (9.33%) OmniGraffle
1 7 (9.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (5.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
1 1 (1.33%) LDAP
1 1 (1.33%) Network Security
1 1 (1.33%) SSL
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.67%) Data Mart
4 5 (6.67%) PowerCenter
4 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.67%) OLAP
7 2 (2.67%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.33%) MySQL
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) Jasmine
3 7 (9.33%) Grunt
3 7 (9.33%) gulp
3 7 (9.33%) Mercurial
3 7 (9.33%) Selenium
4 5 (6.67%) ERwin
5 4 (5.33%) Ant
5 4 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (5.33%) Mocha
6 3 (4.00%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.00%) PhantomJS
6 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.00%) WebStorm
7 2 (2.67%) Subversion
8 1 (1.33%) JIRA
8 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.33%) Protractor
8 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Informatica Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (8.00%) WPF Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.33%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Java Programmer
8 3 (4.00%) Programmer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) .NET
2 21 (28.00%) HTML
3 20 (26.67%) CSS
4 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
5 11 (14.67%) HTML5
6 10 (13.33%) Ajax
6 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.33%) Web Services
7 9 (12.00%) WPF
8 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.67%) CSS3
8 8 (10.67%) jQuery
8 8 (10.67%) REST
8 8 (10.67%) XML
9 7 (9.33%) Node.js
9 7 (9.33%) Sass
9 7 (9.33%) Spring
10 6 (8.00%) Entity Framework
11 5 (6.67%) J2EE
12 4 (5.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) User Experience
3 7 (9.33%) Graphic Design
3 7 (9.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.67%) Data Extraction
5 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.33%) iPad
7 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Android
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) TDD
3 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (14.67%) MVC
5 11 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (12.00%) ETL
6 9 (12.00%) SOA
7 8 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.33%) Dimensional Modelling
8 7 (9.33%) Extreme Programming
8 7 (9.33%) Pair Programming
8 7 (9.33%) UX Design
9 6 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 6 (8.00%) Change Control
9 6 (8.00%) OO
9 6 (8.00%) Scrum
9 6 (8.00%) SDLC
9 6 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) C#
2 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (26.67%) Java
3 20 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (5.33%) ES6
4 4 (5.33%) XAML
5 3 (4.00%) C
5 3 (4.00%) Dart
5 3 (4.00%) ECMAScript
5 3 (4.00%) Python
5 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
1 1 (1.33%) Firmware
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) Informatica
4 4 (5.33%) IBM
4 4 (5.33%) SAP
5 3 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.00%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) OutlookSoft
6 1 (1.33%) Telerik