The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 35 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.15% 3.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Median daily rate £308 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +7.86%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 209 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.68% 74.64% 68.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 113 113
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Median hourly rate £16.75 £38.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.49% +266.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.13 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Leicester +7 2 - - 1
Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Gradle
2 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JProfiler
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) JPA
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
3 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP