The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 - 54 56
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.20% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.26% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Unit Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
373 392 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 85.75% 76.86% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 208 205
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 65 45
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £24.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.80 £43.98
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 Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Dependency Management
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Data Mapping
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Autofac
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) LESS
5 1 (16.67%) AutoMapper
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) RAD
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) C#

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Autofac
3 1 (16.67%) AutoMapper
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) LESS
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Data Mapping
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) Dependency Management
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) RAD
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM