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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 26 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.51% 3.60% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 4.29% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Unit Testing
Merseyside

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
139 233 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 70.92% 83.81% 76.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 134 98
Median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £279 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +115.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.04 £50.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 9 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (66.67%) Siebel
2 2 (66.67%) EAI
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Siebel Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Records Management
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) EAI
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Siebel