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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 36 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.54% 6.17% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.16% 7.69% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Median daily rate £315 £408 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.63% +12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £364 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £445 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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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 Erskine region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
391 65 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 91.36% 80.25% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 44 70
Median daily rate £320 £343 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +5.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £451 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 22 (62.86%) SC Cleared
1 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (57.14%) Windows
3 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
4 16 (45.71%) DNS
4 16 (45.71%) VMware
4 16 (45.71%) PowerShell
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (37.14%) C#
7 12 (34.29%) Perl
7 12 (34.29%) ITIL
7 12 (34.29%) Unix
7 12 (34.29%) Linux
7 12 (34.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (34.29%) HP
7 12 (34.29%) Samba
7 12 (34.29%) C-shell
7 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
7 12 (34.29%) Korn
8 11 (31.43%) iSCSI
8 11 (31.43%) Shell Script
8 11 (31.43%) SAN
8 11 (31.43%) Apache
8 11 (31.43%) WAN
9 10 (28.57%) XML
9 10 (28.57%) XSD
9 10 (28.57%) VBScript
9 10 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (28.57%) MSI

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 11 (31.43%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
2 16 (45.71%) DNS
3 11 (31.43%) iSCSI
3 11 (31.43%) SAN
3 11 (31.43%) WAN
4 6 (17.14%) SNMP
4 6 (17.14%) SSL
5 4 (11.43%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MSI
2 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.86%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Development Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Build Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Tools Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) WinForms
1 10 (28.57%) WPF
1 10 (28.57%) XML
1 10 (28.57%) XSD
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 12 (34.29%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Change Management
2 8 (22.86%) Performance Management
3 7 (20.00%) Web Development
4 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.29%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.43%) Server Building
7 3 (8.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) PowerShell
2 13 (37.14%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
3 12 (34.29%) C-shell
3 12 (34.29%) Korn
3 12 (34.29%) Perl
4 11 (31.43%) Shell Script
5 10 (28.57%) VBScript
6 8 (22.86%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) C
7 5 (14.29%) C++
7 5 (14.29%) COBOL
7 5 (14.29%) PL/1
7 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
8 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) SC Cleared
1 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) MCSA
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Samba
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (17.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 12 (34.29%) HP
3 10 (28.57%) Altiris
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat