The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 8 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.06% 0.95% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 1.18% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +9.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 85 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 87.88% 80.95% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 61 26
Median daily rate £338 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
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 Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford 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 Knutsford

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Unit Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Data Lineage
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (66.67%) Teradata
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Control-M
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Lineage
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Teradata