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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 84 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 40 41 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 1.58% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.06% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 44
Median daily rate £325 £340 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £36.50 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £36.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
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
1810 1988 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.19% 76.67% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1146 1471
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 198 145
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 14 £333 -2.20% 5
Essex +9 8 £388 +29.16% 2
Hertfordshire +6 8 £313 - 5
Norfolk +13 5 £300 -50.00% 1
Suffolk +5 5 £325 -23.61%
Unit Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 34 (44.74%) SQL
2 33 (43.42%) C#
2 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.53%) .NET
4 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 20 (26.32%) Java
5 20 (26.32%) Oracle
6 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 18 (23.68%) CSS
7 17 (22.37%) HTML
8 16 (21.05%) MVC
9 15 (19.74%) TDD
9 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
10 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (15.79%) Manufacturing
11 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 12 (15.79%) Web Services
11 12 (15.79%) Web Development
12 11 (14.47%) Entity Framework
12 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio
12 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
13 10 (13.16%) PL/SQL
14 9 (11.84%) Linux
14 9 (11.84%) REST
14 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (11.84%) WPF
15 8 (10.53%) Selenium
15 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
15 8 (10.53%) Data Quality

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 (6.58%) IIS
1 5 (6.58%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.95%) CMS
3 2 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
4 1 (1.32%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.32%) Network Security
2 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.58%) Data Mart
5 5 (6.58%) PowerCenter
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.63%) MySQL
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.32%) OLAP
8 1 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.53%) Selenium
3 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.58%) ERwin
4 5 (6.58%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.26%) Grunt
5 4 (5.26%) gulp
5 4 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 4 (5.26%) Subversion
5 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.95%) Mocha
6 3 (3.95%) Protractor
6 3 (3.95%) PVCS
7 2 (2.63%) Ant
7 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.32%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.32%) JIRA
8 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 12 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 61 (80.26%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) WPF Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.95%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.53%) .NET
2 18 (23.68%) CSS
3 17 (22.37%) HTML
4 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
5 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 12 (15.79%) Web Services
6 11 (14.47%) Entity Framework
7 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (11.84%) REST
7 9 (11.84%) WPF
8 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.21%) Ajax
9 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (9.21%) HTML5
9 7 (9.21%) jQuery
9 7 (9.21%) XML
10 6 (7.89%) Oracle ADF
11 5 (6.58%) CSS3
11 5 (6.58%) MSMQ
11 5 (6.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Data Extraction
2 6 (7.89%) User Experience
3 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.26%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.63%) RIA
5 2 (2.63%) SCADA
6 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.32%) iPad
6 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) Windows
3 7 (9.21%) Unix
4 3 (3.95%) Android
5 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) MVC
3 15 (19.74%) TDD
4 12 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (15.79%) Web Development
5 8 (10.53%) Change Management
5 8 (10.53%) ETL
5 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.21%) ITSM
6 7 (9.21%) Process Improvement
6 7 (9.21%) Validation
7 6 (7.89%) Automation Testing
7 6 (7.89%) B2B
7 6 (7.89%) Data Transformation
7 6 (7.89%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.58%) Open Source
8 5 (6.58%) Scrum
9 4 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.26%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) SQL
2 33 (43.42%) C#
3 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 20 (26.32%) Java
5 10 (13.16%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.21%) Python
7 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.58%) C++
9 4 (5.26%) PHP
9 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.95%) ES6
11 2 (2.63%) C
12 1 (1.32%) Dart
12 1 (1.32%) ECMAScript
12 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.32%) Ruby
12 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.32%) VBScript
12 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.63%) PhD
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.32%) MISRA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
1 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) Informatica
4 3 (3.95%) Sun
4 3 (3.95%) Telerik
4 3 (3.95%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.63%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.32%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.32%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) Progress
6 1 (1.32%) Siemens