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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 103 109 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 30 35 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.18% 1.19% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.52% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 50
Median daily rate £430 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.85%
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
2009 2308 2216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.34% 78.42% 76.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1395 1267
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 161 153
Median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Hertfordshire +17 14 £430 +28.35% 8
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £350 +2.94% 8
Essex +8 6 £438 +9.37% 4
Norfolk -2 1 £600 +60.00%
Suffolk -10 1 - - 3
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 40 (51.95%) .NET
2 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (49.35%) C#
4 29 (37.66%) .NET Framework
5 24 (31.17%) Software Engineering
6 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
6 20 (25.97%) SQL
7 19 (24.68%) Visual Studio
7 19 (24.68%) WPF
8 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
9 16 (20.78%) Java
10 15 (19.48%) HTML
11 14 (18.18%) CSS
12 13 (16.88%) SOA
12 13 (16.88%) MVC
13 12 (15.58%) Scrum
13 12 (15.58%) TDD
13 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
13 12 (15.58%) Degree
13 12 (15.58%) Integration Testing
13 12 (15.58%) Change Control
13 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
14 11 (14.29%) jQuery
15 10 (12.99%) WCF
15 10 (12.99%) Linux
15 10 (12.99%) OO
15 10 (12.99%) WinForms
16 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (11.69%) Ajax
16 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (6.49%) CMS
1 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.19%) Confluence
2 4 (5.19%) NetWeaver
2 4 (5.19%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (5.19%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (5.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SAP BPC
1 4 (5.19%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.30%) LDAP
2 1 (1.30%) Network Security
2 1 (1.30%) SSL
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.19%) Data Mart
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.19%) PowerCenter
3 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) Couchbase
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) OLAP
6 1 (1.30%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.79%) Jasmine
3 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.49%) gulp
5 4 (5.19%) Ant
5 4 (5.19%) ERwin
5 4 (5.19%) Grunt
5 4 (5.19%) JIRA
5 4 (5.19%) Mercurial
5 4 (5.19%) NUnit
5 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.90%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.90%) PhantomJS
6 3 (3.90%) WebStorm
7 2 (2.60%) Mocha
8 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.30%) Build Forge
8 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
1 7 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (63.64%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.58%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) WPF Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.49%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.19%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (5.19%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Java Programmer
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (51.95%) .NET
2 29 (37.66%) .NET Framework
3 19 (24.68%) WPF
4 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
5 15 (19.48%) HTML
6 14 (18.18%) CSS
7 11 (14.29%) jQuery
8 10 (12.99%) WCF
8 10 (12.99%) WinForms
9 9 (11.69%) Ajax
9 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (11.69%) HTML5
10 8 (10.39%) Sass
11 7 (9.09%) XML
12 6 (7.79%) REST
12 6 (7.79%) RESTful
13 5 (6.49%) CSS3
13 5 (6.49%) Entity Framework
13 5 (6.49%) LESS
13 5 (6.49%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Graphic Design
3 4 (5.19%) iPad
3 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.90%) SCADA
5 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.17%) Software Engineering
3 13 (16.88%) MVC
3 13 (16.88%) SOA
4 12 (15.58%) Change Control
4 12 (15.58%) Integration Testing
4 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
4 12 (15.58%) Scrum
4 12 (15.58%) TDD
5 10 (12.99%) OO
6 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 7 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
7 7 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 6 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.79%) Web Development
9 5 (6.49%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (6.49%) System Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) C#
2 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
2 20 (25.97%) SQL
3 16 (20.78%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) TypeScript
4 4 (5.19%) XAML
5 3 (3.90%) Dart
5 3 (3.90%) ECMAScript
5 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 1 (1.30%) C
7 1 (1.30%) C++
7 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.30%) ES6
7 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.30%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) PhD
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Data Quality
1 4 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) IBM
3 4 (5.19%) Informatica
3 4 (5.19%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) Facebook
5 1 (1.30%) OutlookSoft
5 1 (1.30%) Telerik
5 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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