The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 52 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.75% 1.35% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.82% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Median daily rate £448 £310 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.35% -31.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £310 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
Unit Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 604 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.94% 74.02% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 314 356
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.78% +50.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Watford - 4 £475 - 2
Welwyn Garden City 0 3 £288 -7.25%
Welwyn - 2 £450 -
Letchworth - 1 - - 2
St Albans - 1 £445 - 2
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (39.13%) ETL
3 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
4 8 (34.78%) Data Quality
5 7 (30.43%) Informatica
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
6 6 (26.09%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) Data Mart
7 5 (21.74%) Validation
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
7 5 (21.74%) PowerCenter
7 5 (21.74%) ERwin
7 5 (21.74%) B2B
7 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
7 5 (21.74%) Data Extraction
7 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
7 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (21.74%) Data Transformation
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) NServiceBus
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (17.39%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle iSupplier
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) Data Mart
4 5 (21.74%) PowerCenter
4 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
4 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.70%) Couchbase
6 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (8.70%) OLAP
6 2 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) MySQL
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) ERwin
3 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.35%) Protractor
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Informatica Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) NoSQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
3 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
4 4 (17.39%) MSMQ
4 4 (17.39%) WPF
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) Ajax
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) Spring
7 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.35%) CSS3
7 1 (4.35%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (4.35%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Extraction
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) RIA
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (39.13%) ETL
3 7 (30.43%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (21.74%) B2B
4 5 (21.74%) Data Transformation
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) Validation
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Web Development
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Presales
8 1 (4.35%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Informatica
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft