The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 34 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.84% 2.15% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 2.69% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +33.33%
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 Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 186 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 84.10% 79.83% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 133 93
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +290.24%
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 Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) JDeveloper
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (33.33%) Records Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Portal Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Records Management
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle