The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South East / Kent
Rank 42 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.15% 2.61% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 3.45% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £388 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £258 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £390 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 261 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 82.38% 75.65% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 209 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.89% +325.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 19 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
Maidstone - 1 £375 - 3
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 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 Kent region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 3 (75.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) Moq
2 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (75.00%) Caliburn.Micro
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) RDF
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Moq
1 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (75.00%) WCF Developer
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms Developer
2 3 (75.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (75.00%) Caliburn.Micro
1 3 (75.00%) LINQ
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) WinForms
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
1 3 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) RDF
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) SPARQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle