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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.83% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +7.86%

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
77 38 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 72.64% 63.33% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 47
Median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £56.66 - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 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 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
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) OWASP
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) J2EE
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) System Testing
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Spring
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration

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
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (28.57%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
3 2 (28.57%) GitHub
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) HBase
2 2 (28.57%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Gradle
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Big Data Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Kafka
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Java SE
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) JPA
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) OWASP
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) System Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
6 2 (28.57%) ETL
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) Validation
7 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) SDLC
7 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 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
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (28.57%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle