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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
UK / England
Rank 144 130 169
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +39
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 729 861 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.74% 1.84% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.22% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 608 446
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 9
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.53 £35.00 £32.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.20 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +5.80%

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
34602 38841 37850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.81% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23058 25722 24344
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 885 1058 1021
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £12.82 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £56.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -30 326 £494 +4.22% 121
South East +5 139 £405 +3.91% 47
North West -11 55 £345 -18.82% 30
South West -5 52 £330 -5.71% 37
Yorkshire +12 48 £400 - 13
East Midlands 0 29 £350 +8.52% 13
West Midlands +9 26 £400 +14.28% 17
North East -9 24 £350 -27.94% 3
East of England -15 21 £275 -19.11% 18
Midlands - 1 - - 2
Unit Testing
UK

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 886 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 604 (37.49%) Java
3 534 (33.15%) JavaScript
4 497 (30.85%) TDD
5 458 (28.43%) SQL
6 420 (26.07%) C#
7 412 (25.57%) .NET
8 410 (25.45%) HTML
9 386 (23.96%) Scrum
10 373 (23.15%) CSS
11 340 (21.10%) Web Services
12 304 (18.87%) Git (software)
13 301 (18.68%) MVC
14 298 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
15 267 (16.57%) AngularJS
16 261 (16.20%) BDD
17 253 (15.70%) Software Engineering
18 243 (15.08%) Spring
19 241 (14.96%) SQL Server
20 236 (14.65%) OO
21 232 (14.40%) XML
21 232 (14.40%) Finance
22 222 (13.78%) RESTful
23 220 (13.66%) Oracle
24 218 (13.53%) REST
25 216 (13.41%) HTML5
26 180 (11.17%) Linux
27 178 (11.05%) Jenkins
28 177 (10.99%) JIRA
29 173 (10.74%) ASP.NET

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 82 (5.09%) WebSphere
2 81 (5.03%) Confluence
3 53 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 49 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 43 (2.67%) JBoss
6 42 (2.61%) Apache Spark
7 40 (2.48%) CMS
7 40 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
8 35 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 34 (2.11%) Apache
10 24 (1.49%) Drupal
11 20 (1.24%) nginx
12 19 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (1.12%) CICS
13 18 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
14 16 (0.99%) WebLogic
15 15 (0.93%) IIS
16 14 (0.87%) NServiceBus
17 13 (0.81%) Umbraco
18 11 (0.68%) Alfresco
Applications
1 78 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.06%) MS Office
3 13 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.19%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.12%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.12%) InVision
9 2 (0.12%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 26 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.68%) Temenos T24
3 9 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 9 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.31%) SAP EHS
7 5 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.25%) Endur
8 4 (0.25%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.19%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.19%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 101 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (3.85%) GitHub
4 33 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.12%) Office 365
6 9 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (0.56%) TestFlight
7 7 (0.43%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.43%) PaaS
7 7 (0.43%) SaaS
8 6 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.37%) IaaS
9 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.31%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.25%) G Suite
10 4 (0.25%) Trello
11 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.19%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.35%) HTTP
2 49 (3.04%) Internet
3 18 (1.12%) LDAP
4 17 (1.06%) SSL
5 13 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.56%) Firewall
7 7 (0.43%) Intranet
8 6 (0.37%) DNS
8 6 (0.37%) FTP
8 6 (0.37%) SAN
8 6 (0.37%) WAN
9 4 (0.25%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.19%) AMQP
10 3 (0.19%) SMS
11 2 (0.12%) DHCP
11 2 (0.12%) IPsec
11 2 (0.12%) NAS
12 1 (0.062%) Network Security
12 1 (0.062%) Wireless
12 1 (0.062%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 102 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 81 (5.03%) MySQL
4 72 (4.47%) MongoDB
5 61 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (3.29%) NoSQL
6 53 (3.29%) Oracle Database
7 49 (3.04%) Hadoop
8 46 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (2.67%) RDBMS
11 42 (2.61%) Big Data
12 36 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (1.80%) Apache Hive
15 28 (1.74%) DB2
15 28 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 304 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 178 (11.05%) Jenkins
3 177 (10.99%) JIRA
4 167 (10.37%) JUnit
5 154 (9.56%) Selenium
6 134 (8.32%) Cucumber
7 130 (8.07%) Maven
8 109 (6.77%) Visual Studio
9 107 (6.64%) Mockito
10 96 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 89 (5.52%) Subversion
12 74 (4.59%) NUnit
13 62 (3.85%) Eclipse
14 56 (3.48%) SoapUI
15 54 (3.35%) Ant
15 54 (3.35%) Jasmine
16 50 (3.10%) gulp
16 50 (3.10%) TeamCity
17 48 (2.98%) Grunt
18 47 (2.92%) Moq
General
1 232 (14.40%) Finance
2 134 (8.32%) Banking
3 47 (2.92%) Retail
4 30 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 29 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 26 (1.61%) Games
7 23 (1.43%) Publishing
8 21 (1.30%) Back Office
9 18 (1.12%) Marketing
10 16 (0.99%) Front Office
11 14 (0.87%) Law
11 14 (0.87%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.62%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.56%) Legal
14 8 (0.50%) Electronics
15 7 (0.43%) Advertising
15 7 (0.43%) Avionics
15 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1164 (72.25%) Developer
2 247 (15.33%) Java Developer
3 193 (11.98%) .NET Developer
4 166 (10.30%) C# Developer
5 144 (8.94%) Senior Developer
6 128 (7.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 99 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 88 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 81 (5.03%) SQL Developer
10 77 (4.78%) Software Engineer
11 74 (4.59%) Consultant
12 73 (4.53%) Software Developer
13 57 (3.54%) Analyst
14 55 (3.41%) Angular Developer
15 52 (3.23%) Agile Developer
15 52 (3.23%) iOS Developer
15 52 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
16 50 (3.10%) Tester
17 48 (2.98%) WPF Developer
18 47 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (25.57%) .NET
2 410 (25.45%) HTML
3 373 (23.15%) CSS
4 340 (21.10%) Web Services
5 267 (16.57%) AngularJS
6 243 (15.08%) Spring
7 232 (14.40%) XML
8 222 (13.78%) RESTful
9 218 (13.53%) REST
10 216 (13.41%) HTML5
11 173 (10.74%) ASP.NET
12 164 (10.18%) jQuery
13 159 (9.87%) Node.js
14 157 (9.75%) .NET Framework
15 146 (9.06%) SOAP
16 141 (8.75%) CSS3
17 140 (8.69%) JSON
18 118 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
19 113 (7.01%) Hibernate
20 110 (6.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 118 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (5.96%) User Experience
3 59 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 54 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 37 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.49%) iPad
8 23 (1.43%) Fixed Income
9 22 (1.37%) Derivative
10 21 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.30%) Mainframe
10 21 (1.30%) RIA
11 20 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.12%) Fintech
13 17 (1.06%) Data Centre
14 16 (0.99%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
16 12 (0.74%) SWIFT
17 11 (0.68%) Equities
17 11 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 180 (11.17%) Linux
2 125 (7.76%) Unix
3 89 (5.52%) Apple iOS
4 87 (5.40%) Windows
5 76 (4.72%) Android
6 14 (0.87%) Windows XP
7 12 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 12 (0.74%) zOS
8 11 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.68%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.62%) AIX
10 9 (0.56%) Solaris
10 9 (0.56%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
11 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.37%) CentOS
13 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 886 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 497 (30.85%) TDD
3 386 (23.96%) Scrum
4 301 (18.68%) MVC
5 298 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
6 261 (16.20%) BDD
7 253 (15.70%) Software Engineering
8 236 (14.65%) OO
9 138 (8.57%) Automated Testing
10 137 (8.50%) Integration Testing
11 134 (8.32%) DevOps
12 122 (7.57%) Front End Development
13 119 (7.39%) Pair Programming
14 111 (6.89%) Test Automation
15 106 (6.58%) Web Development
16 100 (6.21%) E-Commerce
17 99 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
17 99 (6.15%) SDLC
18 96 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
19 95 (5.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 604 (37.49%) Java
2 534 (33.15%) JavaScript
3 458 (28.43%) SQL
4 420 (26.07%) C#
5 132 (8.19%) Python
6 107 (6.64%) Scala
7 80 (4.97%) PHP
8 76 (4.72%) C++
9 74 (4.59%) PL/SQL
10 66 (4.10%) Shell Script
11 62 (3.85%) Objective-C
12 52 (3.23%) T-SQL
13 49 (3.04%) Ruby
14 47 (2.92%) Apple Swift
15 45 (2.79%) Groovy
16 43 (2.67%) Perl
17 42 (2.61%) VB.NET
18 38 (2.36%) ES6
19 32 (1.99%) C
20 29 (1.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 85 (5.28%) Degree
3 71 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (0.62%) ISEB
6 10 (0.62%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.19%) CCNP
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.19%) HND
10 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.12%) CCNA
11 2 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.12%) PhD
11 2 (0.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (10.61%) QA
2 21 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.87%) SDET
4 12 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.25%) Basel III
5 4 (0.25%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.19%) MiFID
7 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) WAI
8 1 (0.062%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.062%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.062%) IFRS
8 1 (0.062%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.062%) ISO26262
8 1 (0.062%) MISRA
System Software
1 61 (3.79%) Docker
2 27 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.25%) HDFS
4 4 (0.25%) Samba
5 3 (0.19%) LXC
5 3 (0.19%) NFS
5 3 (0.19%) Squid
5 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.12%) RACF
6 2 (0.12%) Varnish
6 2 (0.12%) Xen
7 1 (0.062%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.062%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.062%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.062%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (2.55%) Puppet
3 26 (1.61%) Ansible
4 16 (0.99%) Terraform
5 14 (0.87%) CA Service Virtualization
5 14 (0.87%) OMEGAMON
6 12 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
6 12 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 11 (0.68%) CA Endevor
8 9 (0.56%) Oozie
9 8 (0.50%) Control-M
10 7 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 6 (0.37%) HockeyApp
11 6 (0.37%) Kibana
11 6 (0.37%) logstash
12 5 (0.31%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.31%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.31%) Nagios
13 4 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 220 (13.66%) Oracle
2 160 (9.93%) Microsoft
3 53 (3.29%) SAP
4 46 (2.86%) IBM
5 35 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 30 (1.86%) Google
7 22 (1.37%) Teradata
8 21 (1.30%) VMware
9 20 (1.24%) Perforce
9 20 (1.24%) Splunk
10 18 (1.12%) CA
11 15 (0.93%) Apple
11 15 (0.93%) Zend
12 14 (0.87%) Informatica
12 14 (0.87%) Syncsort
13 13 (0.81%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.81%) Talend
14 12 (0.74%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.68%) hybris
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London
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Vivid Resourcing
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