The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 136 124 147
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 928 962 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.86% 1.85% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.28% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 666 558
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £33.55 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £39.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41617 42188 40741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.44% 81.12% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27749 28067 25866
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1168 1138
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
London -13 450 £475 - 116
South East +2 113 £363 +3.57% 47
North West +3 82 £400 -14.43% 17
Yorkshire -10 71 £400 +14.28% 28
South West -6 59 £340 -9.33% 16
North East +18 46 £460 +58.62% 1
East of England +7 37 £325 -4.41% 21
East Midlands -14 28 £423 +11.18% 16
West Midlands -27 25 £375 +15.38% 14
Midlands -1 6 £500 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 England region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 966 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 589 (31.91%) TDD
4 580 (31.42%) Java
5 491 (26.60%) SQL
6 470 (25.46%) C#
7 449 (24.32%) HTML
8 443 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 441 (23.89%) .NET
10 408 (22.10%) CSS
11 367 (19.88%) BDD
12 363 (19.66%) Scrum
13 331 (17.93%) Web Services
14 319 (17.28%) Software Engineering
15 315 (17.06%) Git (software)
16 313 (16.96%) SQL Server
17 286 (15.49%) AngularJS
18 281 (15.22%) Finance
19 277 (15.01%) MVC
20 268 (14.52%) OO
21 265 (14.36%) XML
22 254 (13.76%) Oracle
23 234 (12.68%) REST
24 218 (11.81%) HTML5
24 218 (11.81%) Spring
25 217 (11.76%) Linux
26 214 (11.59%) jQuery
27 210 (11.38%) Microsoft
28 203 (11.00%) ASP.NET
29 202 (10.94%) Unix

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 83 (4.50%) Apache
2 74 (4.01%) Tomcat
3 71 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 55 (2.98%) CMS
5 53 (2.87%) IIS
6 47 (2.55%) Confluence
7 43 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 37 (2.00%) Apache Spark
8 37 (2.00%) JBoss
9 28 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (1.25%) WebLogic
11 22 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (1.19%) nginx
12 19 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (0.87%) NServiceBus
13 16 (0.87%) WordPress
14 15 (0.81%) Jetty
15 14 (0.76%) Drupal
15 14 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
16 13 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 59 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.81%) MS Office
3 11 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.27%) MS Project
7 5 (0.27%) SketchUp
7 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.16%) Simulink
9 2 (0.11%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.054%) InVision
10 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.33%) Beauchamp
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
7 5 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.27%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.22%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.16%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 78 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (2.22%) GitHub
4 20 (1.08%) TestFlight
5 12 (0.65%) Google Play
5 12 (0.65%) Office 365
6 11 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.49%) Oracle CX
7 9 (0.49%) SaaS
8 6 (0.33%) PaaS
9 5 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.27%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.27%) Trello
10 4 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.16%) IaaS
11 3 (0.16%) Responsys
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.68%) HTTP
2 48 (2.60%) Internet
3 41 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 38 (2.06%) DNS
5 28 (1.52%) WAN
6 26 (1.41%) SAN
7 25 (1.35%) iSCSI
8 21 (1.14%) LDAP
9 20 (1.08%) SSL
10 9 (0.49%) Firewall
11 6 (0.33%) DHCP
11 6 (0.33%) FTP
11 6 (0.33%) Intranet
12 4 (0.22%) CTI
12 4 (0.22%) Skype
13 3 (0.16%) SMS
13 3 (0.16%) SNMP
13 3 (0.16%) SSH
14 2 (0.11%) Bluetooth
14 2 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 153 (8.29%) MySQL
3 128 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 111 (6.01%) Relational Database
5 81 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
6 74 (4.01%) Oracle Database
7 71 (3.85%) Big Data
7 71 (3.85%) NoSQL
8 70 (3.79%) Hadoop
9 58 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 52 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
10 52 (2.82%) RDBMS
11 50 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 40 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (1.57%) SQLite
15 26 (1.41%) Apache Hive
16 24 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 22 (1.19%) CouchDB
18 21 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 315 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 191 (10.35%) Jenkins
3 174 (9.43%) Subversion
4 156 (8.45%) JUnit
5 153 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 137 (7.42%) Maven
7 126 (6.83%) JIRA
8 122 (6.61%) Visual Studio
9 115 (6.23%) Selenium
10 82 (4.44%) NUnit
11 77 (4.17%) Gradle
12 73 (3.95%) Cucumber
13 69 (3.74%) Jasmine
14 60 (3.25%) Ant
15 58 (3.14%) Eclipse
16 56 (3.03%) Mockito
17 52 (2.82%) Xcode
18 51 (2.76%) Grunt
19 50 (2.71%) gulp
20 47 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 281 (15.22%) Finance
2 159 (8.61%) Banking
3 60 (3.25%) Retail
4 53 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 47 (2.55%) Front Office
6 32 (1.73%) Marketing
7 30 (1.63%) Publishing
8 26 (1.41%) Back Office
9 23 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.03%) Games
12 12 (0.65%) Electronics
12 12 (0.65%) Legal
13 9 (0.49%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.49%) Military
14 8 (0.43%) Local Government
14 8 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.38%) Advertising
15 7 (0.38%) Automotive
16 4 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 1339 (72.54%) Developer
2 261 (14.14%) Java Developer
3 211 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 180 (9.75%) C# Developer
5 179 (9.70%) Senior Developer
6 133 (7.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 101 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 100 (5.42%) iOS Developer
9 99 (5.36%) SQL Developer
10 92 (4.98%) Consultant
11 88 (4.77%) Software Engineer
12 83 (4.50%) Agile Developer
13 75 (4.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 70 (3.79%) Software Developer
15 65 (3.52%) Analyst
15 65 (3.52%) PHP Developer
16 58 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
17 55 (2.98%) Android Developer
18 51 (2.76%) ASP.NET Developer
19 48 (2.60%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 449 (24.32%) HTML
2 441 (23.89%) .NET
3 408 (22.10%) CSS
4 331 (17.93%) Web Services
5 286 (15.49%) AngularJS
6 265 (14.36%) XML
7 234 (12.68%) REST
8 218 (11.81%) HTML5
8 218 (11.81%) Spring
9 214 (11.59%) jQuery
10 203 (11.00%) ASP.NET
11 201 (10.89%) RESTful
12 179 (9.70%) .NET Framework
13 176 (9.53%) JSON
14 171 (9.26%) Node.js
15 146 (7.91%) SOAP
16 130 (7.04%) Hibernate
17 124 (6.72%) CSS3
18 118 (6.39%) Entity Framework
19 108 (5.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 163 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (6.77%) User Experience
3 107 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 82 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 48 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 40 (2.17%) iPad
7 37 (2.00%) Derivative
8 36 (1.95%) Algorithms
8 36 (1.95%) iPhone
9 34 (1.84%) N-Tier
10 33 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 26 (1.41%) Data Structures
12 25 (1.35%) Data Integration
12 25 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.30%) Fixed Income
14 22 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
15 20 (1.08%) Mainframe
16 19 (1.03%) Fintech
16 19 (1.03%) Hedge funds
16 19 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 217 (11.76%) Linux
2 202 (10.94%) Unix
3 152 (8.23%) Apple iOS
4 127 (6.88%) Windows
5 97 (5.25%) Android
6 24 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.08%) Solaris
8 19 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 18 (0.98%) CentOS
9 18 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.54%) AIX
11 8 (0.43%) HPUX
11 8 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.33%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X Server
14 5 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
14 5 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 966 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 589 (31.91%) TDD
3 443 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 367 (19.88%) BDD
5 363 (19.66%) Scrum
6 319 (17.28%) Software Engineering
7 277 (15.01%) MVC
8 268 (14.52%) OO
9 153 (8.29%) SDLC
10 149 (8.07%) Integration Testing
11 146 (7.91%) E-Commerce
12 128 (6.93%) Web Development
13 124 (6.72%) Front End Development
13 124 (6.72%) iOS Development
14 119 (6.45%) ETL
14 119 (6.45%) Test Automation
15 118 (6.39%) Regression Testing
16 105 (5.69%) OOD
17 101 (5.47%) Data Management
18 100 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 601 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 580 (31.42%) Java
3 491 (26.60%) SQL
4 470 (25.46%) C#
5 150 (8.13%) Python
6 118 (6.39%) C++
7 102 (5.53%) Objective-C
8 100 (5.42%) PHP
9 96 (5.20%) PL/SQL
10 90 (4.88%) T-SQL
11 78 (4.23%) C
12 73 (3.95%) Perl
13 71 (3.85%) Scala
14 61 (3.30%) Apple Swift
15 59 (3.20%) Shell Script
16 45 (2.44%) PowerShell
17 42 (2.28%) Groovy
18 41 (2.22%) Bash Shell
19 34 (1.84%) Ruby
20 29 (1.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 170 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 144 (7.80%) Degree
3 117 (6.34%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (1.52%) ISEB
6 25 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 21 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.70%) PhD
9 12 (0.65%) CCNP
9 12 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.22%) MCSA
12 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.16%) MCP
12 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.16%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.11%) MCSE
13 2 (0.11%) Siebel Certification
13 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.53%) QA
2 32 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 28 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.38%) IEC 61508
4 7 (0.38%) MISRA
5 4 (0.22%) GAAP
6 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.16%) SDET
6 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.054%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.054%) ISO26262
8 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.054%) TickIT
8 1 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 50 (2.71%) Docker
2 34 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 33 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.46%) Samba
5 16 (0.87%) RACF
6 12 (0.65%) HDFS
7 9 (0.49%) ACF2
8 5 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.22%) XenApp
9 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.11%) Firmware
10 2 (0.11%) NFS
10 2 (0.11%) Squid
10 2 (0.11%) Varnish
10 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.11%) Xen
11 1 (0.054%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.054%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 31 (1.68%) Puppet
2 29 (1.57%) Ansible
3 21 (1.14%) zSecure
4 18 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.87%) Control-M
6 12 (0.65%) BladeLogic
6 12 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.49%) SCCM
8 7 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.38%) Oozie
8 7 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.27%) Casper Suite
10 5 (0.27%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 4 (0.22%) Kibana
11 4 (0.22%) logstash
11 4 (0.22%) Terraform
12 3 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 254 (13.76%) Oracle
2 210 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 57 (3.09%) Google
4 46 (2.49%) Informatica
5 45 (2.44%) VMware
6 44 (2.38%) SAP
7 37 (2.00%) Apple
8 30 (1.63%) Atlassian
9 25 (1.35%) HP
10 23 (1.25%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.19%) IBM
12 18 (0.98%) hybris
13 17 (0.92%) Perforce
13 17 (0.92%) Rally
14 16 (0.87%) Sybase
15 15 (0.81%) Adobe
15 15 (0.81%) Xamarin
16 14 (0.76%) BMC
16 14 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
16 14 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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