The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.69% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +9.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 52 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 78.95% 72.22% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 50
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Median hourly rate £68.75 £27.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Farnborough 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 Farnborough

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) OWASP
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) JSF
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Java SE
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Java SE
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
2 3 (42.86%) JPA
2 3 (42.86%) JSF
2 3 (42.86%) JSP
2 3 (42.86%) PrimeFaces
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) OWASP
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) VMware