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 24 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 83 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 1.83% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.23% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 19
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £485 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
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
1067 1299 998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.36% 82.01% 78.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 668 579
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) Jenkins
3 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 21 (45.65%) CSS
5 19 (41.30%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (39.13%) Java
7 17 (36.96%) Node.js
8 13 (28.26%) HTML
8 13 (28.26%) Scrum
8 13 (28.26%) Front End Development
9 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
9 12 (26.09%) BDD
9 12 (26.09%) Linux
10 11 (23.91%) SQL
10 11 (23.91%) Finance
10 11 (23.91%) Spring
10 11 (23.91%) jQuery
11 10 (21.74%) JSON
12 9 (19.57%) JIRA
12 9 (19.57%) VMware
12 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
12 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
12 9 (19.57%) React
13 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
13 8 (17.39%) JPA
13 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
13 8 (17.39%) REST
13 8 (17.39%) CoffeeScript
13 8 (17.39%) Hudson
13 8 (17.39%) Sass

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 7 (15.22%) JBoss
2 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) Apache
3 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.52%) CMS
5 2 (4.35%) ArcGIS
5 2 (4.35%) Confluence
5 2 (4.35%) Drupal
5 2 (4.35%) GeoServer
5 2 (4.35%) nginx
6 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) IPsec
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) GIS
6 1 (2.17%) MS Access
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Jenkins
2 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) JIRA
3 8 (17.39%) Hudson
3 8 (17.39%) Subversion
4 7 (15.22%) Jasmine
4 7 (15.22%) JUnit
5 6 (13.04%) Grunt
6 5 (10.87%) Bower
6 5 (10.87%) Cobertura
6 5 (10.87%) JBehave
7 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.35%) Gradle
8 1 (2.17%) Checkstyle
8 1 (2.17%) FindBugs
8 1 (2.17%) Maven
8 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
8 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) International Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Senior Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (10.87%) iOS Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.35%) Java Programmer
6 2 (4.35%) Programmer
6 2 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Programmer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) CSS
2 17 (36.96%) Node.js
3 13 (28.26%) HTML
4 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
5 11 (23.91%) jQuery
5 11 (23.91%) Spring
6 10 (21.74%) JSON
7 9 (19.57%) React
8 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
8 8 (17.39%) Java EE
8 8 (17.39%) JPA
8 8 (17.39%) LESS
8 8 (17.39%) REST
8 8 (17.39%) Sass
8 8 (17.39%) SOAP
9 7 (15.22%) hapi
9 7 (15.22%) RefluxJS
9 7 (15.22%) RESTful
9 7 (15.22%) Web Services
10 5 (10.87%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) iPad
2 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Health Informatics
3 2 (4.35%) Informatics
3 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Unix
3 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.70%) zOS
5 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (28.26%) Front End Development
3 13 (28.26%) Scrum
4 12 (26.09%) BDD
5 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 8 (17.39%) TDD
7 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.22%) Service Design
7 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.04%) Kanban
8 6 (13.04%) Refactoring
8 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) iOS Development
9 5 (10.87%) OOD
9 5 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 18 (39.13%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 8 (17.39%) CoffeeScript
5 7 (15.22%) ES6
6 6 (13.04%) JSX
7 5 (10.87%) Apple Swift
7 5 (10.87%) Objective-C
7 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.87%) Python
8 4 (8.70%) Perl
9 3 (6.52%) PHP
10 2 (4.35%) C#
11 1 (2.17%) PHP 5
11 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) ACF2
1 4 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) BladeLogic
2 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) zSecure
3 3 (6.52%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) HP Fortify
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) VMware
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) CA
5 2 (4.35%) ESRI
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Flexible and meets market rates
Posted: 5 days ago