The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 25 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.31% 1.35% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 1.98% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £307 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
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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 Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 101 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 66.92% 68.24% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 65 124
Median daily rate £340 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £451 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +82.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Exeter 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 Exeter

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 14001
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) PL/1
4 1 (20.00%) Delphi
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSL
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Delphi
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) PL/1
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle