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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 51 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.62% 1.04% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.38% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Median daily rate £350 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £305 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £442 £440
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
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
525 580 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.09% 75.62% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 280 235
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 44 28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £44.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Welwyn Garden City +5 4 £288 -6.88%
Royston - 2 £325 -
St Albans - 1 £450 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
2 7 (41.18%) WPF
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
5 3 (17.65%) Informatica
5 3 (17.65%) PowerCenter
5 3 (17.65%) ERwin
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Data Mart
5 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (17.65%) Couchbase
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database

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 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Couchbase
2 3 (17.65%) Data Mart
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) PowerCenter
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) ERwin
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.88%) NoSQL Architect
5 1 (5.88%) NoSQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
2 7 (41.18%) WPF
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) WinForms
5 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.88%) Django
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) React
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (5.88%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Informatica
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft