The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 79 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 27 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.52% 2.81% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 3.52% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 26
Median daily rate £390 £300 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £403 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.36% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +5.80%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1406 1505 1656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.99% 79.76% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 988 910
Median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 73
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.75 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Southampton +7 5 £338 -6.25% 6
Farnborough - 5 £400 - 4
Basingstoke +6 4 - -
Winchester -4 2 £431 +9.52% 1
Portsmouth -7 2 £275 -4.34% 2
Aldershot - 1 £438 -
Romsey - 1 £380 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 23 (47.92%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
4 15 (31.25%) Subversion
4 15 (31.25%) Spring
5 14 (29.17%) Oracle
5 14 (29.17%) Linux
5 14 (29.17%) UML
5 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 13 (27.08%) Python
6 13 (27.08%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (27.08%) Scrum
7 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 12 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 11 (22.92%) JUnit
9 10 (20.83%) Unix
9 10 (20.83%) HTML
9 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Web Services
10 9 (18.75%) XML
11 8 (16.67%) JBoss
11 8 (16.67%) SQL
11 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.67%) C++
11 8 (16.67%) Project Management
11 8 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (16.67%) HTTP

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (16.67%) JBoss
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (12.50%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.17%) Documentum
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.08%) Confluence
6 1 (2.08%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP EHS
2 2 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) GitHub
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) IaaS
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) AMQP
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) DB2
5 2 (4.17%) GIS
5 2 (4.17%) Kalido
6 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.08%) EDRMS
6 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.08%) HBase
6 1 (2.08%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Subversion
2 12 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (22.92%) JUnit
4 8 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (16.67%) Checkstyle
4 8 (16.67%) FindBugs
4 8 (16.67%) Selenium
5 7 (14.58%) Ant
5 7 (14.58%) JIRA
6 6 (12.50%) Artifactory
6 6 (12.50%) ClearCase
6 6 (12.50%) CppUnit
6 6 (12.50%) GoogleTest
6 6 (12.50%) Gradle
6 6 (12.50%) Mockito
6 6 (12.50%) NUnit
7 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
7 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) C Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Spring
2 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 10 (20.83%) HTML
4 9 (18.75%) Web Services
4 9 (18.75%) XML
5 7 (14.58%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (14.58%) Apache Camel
5 7 (14.58%) Entity Framework
6 6 (12.50%) REST
6 6 (12.50%) RESTful
7 5 (10.42%) .NET
7 5 (10.42%) NHibernate
8 4 (8.33%) CSS
8 4 (8.33%) J2EE
8 4 (8.33%) JPA
8 4 (8.33%) jQuery
8 4 (8.33%) JSF
8 4 (8.33%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.25%) Ajax
9 3 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Derivative
1 6 (12.50%) User Experience
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.25%) Life Science
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.08%) Biotechnology
6 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) iSeries
6 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 6 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (29.17%) UML
3 13 (27.08%) Scrum
4 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) Use Case
7 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
7 7 (14.58%) OO
7 7 (14.58%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Memory Management
8 6 (12.50%) MVC
8 6 (12.50%) OOD
8 6 (12.50%) OWASP
8 6 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) Python
3 8 (16.67%) C++
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (10.42%) C
4 5 (10.42%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) Ruby
5 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) ABAP
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) COBOL
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.08%) JCL
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.08%) Arqiva
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.08%) CA
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) F5
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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