The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 15 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.45% 7.28% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 8.09% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £315 £335 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -20.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £319 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £375 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +13.61%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
26 136 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 83.87% 90.07% 92.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 116 69
Median daily rate £323 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £431 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine 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 Erskine

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Altiris
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSD
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) HP