The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 69 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 17 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.46% 1.43% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.76% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 10
Median daily rate £400 £390 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +60.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £371 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
Unit Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
960 1363 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.26% 81.23% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 731 533
Median daily rate £385 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 17 (44.74%) Java
3 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (44.74%) CSS
4 14 (36.84%) Node.js
5 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (31.58%) HTML
7 10 (26.32%) Finance
7 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 10 (26.32%) BDD
7 10 (26.32%) Front End Development
8 9 (23.68%) Spring
8 9 (23.68%) SQL
9 8 (21.05%) jQuery
9 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.05%) Sass
10 7 (18.42%) CoffeeScript
10 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
10 7 (18.42%) React
10 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) JUnit
10 7 (18.42%) SOAP
10 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
11 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle
11 6 (15.79%) Linux

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (13.16%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.26%) Drupal
4 2 (5.26%) GeoServer
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.26%) GIS
6 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.42%) JUnit
4 6 (15.79%) Subversion
5 5 (13.16%) Grunt
5 5 (13.16%) Hudson
5 5 (13.16%) Jasmine
5 5 (13.16%) JIRA
6 4 (10.53%) Bower
6 4 (10.53%) Cobertura
6 4 (10.53%) JBehave
7 2 (5.26%) Gradle
8 1 (2.63%) Checkstyle
8 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.63%) FindBugs
8 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) International Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Drupal Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) CSS
2 14 (36.84%) Node.js
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
4 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 9 (23.68%) Spring
6 8 (21.05%) jQuery
6 8 (21.05%) Sass
7 7 (18.42%) React
7 7 (18.42%) SOAP
8 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
8 6 (15.79%) Java EE
8 6 (15.79%) JPA
8 6 (15.79%) JSON
8 6 (15.79%) LESS
8 6 (15.79%) REST
9 5 (13.16%) hapi
9 5 (13.16%) RefluxJS
10 4 (10.53%) Flask
10 4 (10.53%) HTML5
10 4 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) iPad
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Health Informatics
4 2 (5.26%) Informatics
4 2 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) zOS
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (26.32%) BDD
3 10 (26.32%) Front End Development
3 10 (26.32%) Scrum
4 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.16%) Service Design
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Kanban
7 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
8 3 (7.89%) API Design
8 3 (7.89%) Coaching
8 3 (7.89%) Release Management
8 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Java
1 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) CoffeeScript
4 5 (13.16%) ES6
4 5 (13.16%) JSX
5 4 (10.53%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) ACF2
2 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) BladeLogic
1 4 (10.53%) zSecure
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) CA
4 2 (5.26%) ESRI
4 2 (5.26%) HP