The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 41 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 23 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.57% 2.05% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 2.47% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 17
Median daily rate £300 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £335 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
Unit Testing
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 730 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.64% 83.33% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 384 312
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 30 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) OO
2 10 (35.71%) JSON
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) XML
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.00%) Subversion
5 7 (25.00%) MVC
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) OOD
6 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) C#
7 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
7 5 (17.86%) JUnit
7 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) Objective-C
7 5 (17.86%) VMware
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
7 5 (17.86%) Cocoa
7 5 (17.86%) Apple
7 5 (17.86%) Spring
7 5 (17.86%) iPhone
7 5 (17.86%) Animation
7 5 (17.86%) Data Protection

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Project
3 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) iTunes
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 2 (7.14%) DB2
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (25.00%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) JUnit
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 3 (10.71%) CruiseControl
4 3 (10.71%) Fiddler
5 2 (7.14%) PVCS
5 2 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (7.14%) Xcode
6 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.57%) Bower
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) Maven
6 1 (3.57%) Moq
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Front Office
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Build Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) MongoDB Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior iOS Developer
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) JSON
2 9 (32.14%) XML
3 7 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) Cocoa
5 5 (17.86%) Cocoa Touch
5 5 (17.86%) Core Animation
5 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
5 5 (17.86%) SOAP
5 5 (17.86%) Spring
5 5 (17.86%) UIKit
6 4 (14.29%) DOM
6 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 4 (14.29%) RESTful
6 4 (14.29%) XSLT
7 3 (10.71%) .NET
7 3 (10.71%) CSS
7 3 (10.71%) HTML5
7 3 (10.71%) jQuery
7 3 (10.71%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Animation
1 5 (17.86%) Apple TV
1 5 (17.86%) iPad
1 5 (17.86%) iPhone
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.57%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) OO
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) OOD
5 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
6 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 3 (10.71%) Line Management
7 3 (10.71%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) Server Building
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
7 3 (10.71%) Web Development
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) Apple Swift
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) Objective-C
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) RPG
7 1 (3.57%) RPG IV
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
7 1 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Apple
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Altiris
3 4 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Talend
6 1 (3.57%) DevExpress
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Sybase