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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 43 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.09% 1.69% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.12% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £340 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -13.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.45 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.71%

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
292 378 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 79.78% 80.08% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 214 202
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £39.27 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.97% +0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £44.45
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 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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -4 2 £350 - 3
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Kanban
5 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
6 3 (33.33%) Docker
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) User Experience
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (33.33%) Redis
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (33.33%) Kendo UI
6 3 (33.33%) SignalR
6 3 (33.33%) ReSharper
6 3 (33.33%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) CRM

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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Lumira
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) CSS3
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) Kendo UI
1 3 (33.33%) SignalR
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) SAP