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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 54 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 18 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.99% 1.60% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.95% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 10
Median daily rate £413 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
734 1228 1115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.02% 82.09% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 612 615
Median daily rate £413 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) .NET
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) CSS
3 11 (34.38%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) Objective-C
3 11 (34.38%) Apple iOS
3 11 (34.38%) iOS Development
4 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 10 (31.25%) HTML5
5 9 (28.13%) MVC
5 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) User Experience
6 8 (25.00%) CSS3
6 8 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (21.88%) Java
7 7 (21.88%) C#
7 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (21.88%) Apple Swift
8 6 (18.75%) Core Data
8 6 (18.75%) Jasmine
9 5 (15.63%) C
10 4 (12.50%) Content Management

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 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.75%) Jasmine
3 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Xcode
5 1 (3.13%) Checkstyle
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) FindBugs
5 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) iOS Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.75%) UI Developer
5 5 (15.63%) HTML Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior UI Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Developer
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) CSS
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 10 (31.25%) HTML5
4 8 (25.00%) CSS3
4 8 (25.00%) jQuery
5 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
5 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
5 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (18.75%) Core Data
7 4 (12.50%) REST
7 4 (12.50%) RESTful
8 3 (9.38%) J2EE
8 3 (9.38%) Sass
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) Node.js
9 2 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) iPhone
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) iOS Development
2 11 (34.38%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) MVC
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Content Management
6 3 (9.38%) Change Control
6 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
6 3 (9.38%) OOD
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (9.38%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
1 11 (34.38%) Objective-C
2 7 (21.88%) Apple Swift
2 7 (21.88%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) C
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (3.13%) PHP 7
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) HP Fortify
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Apple
2 2 (6.25%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) ESRI
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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