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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 36 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 0.84% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.05% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £700 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.92% -4.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
Unit Testing
South East

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
191 191 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 77.96% 80.25% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 129 92
Median daily rate £375 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 16
Median hourly rate £9.61 £17.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% -57.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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

1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) LESS
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Handlebars
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) RDF

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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Handlebars
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) LESS
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) RDF
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL