The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 47 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.27% 2.21% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.88% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Median daily rate £413 £438 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £463 £632
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.85%
Unit Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 347 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 76.11% 76.60% 62.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 232 148
Median daily rate £413 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 37
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester 0 4 £588 +34.28%
Cheltenham +2 1 £325 -25.50%
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (35.00%) Validation
2 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) zSecure
3 6 (30.00%) ACF2
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) UML
4 5 (25.00%) Release Management
4 5 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (25.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) React
5 4 (20.00%) Cybercrime
5 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) System Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Groovy
5 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) Telecoms

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Technician
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (20.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) EJB
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) Java RMI
4 1 (5.00%) JDBC
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) OC4J
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Servlets
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (20.00%) Cybercrime
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Health Informatics
5 2 (10.00%) Informatics
6 1 (5.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) zOS
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Validation
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) OOD
4 4 (20.00%) System Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C++
1 6 (30.00%) Java
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 4 (20.00%) Groovy
3 2 (10.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) ACF2
2 1 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) zSecure
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) CA
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Zend