The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 137 108 123
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 384 458 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.77% 2.05% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.54% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 314 302
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
Unit Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18159 18039 18505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.85% 80.92% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13319 12707 13280
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 255 234
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +15 55 £500 +25.00% 29
Croydon -18 4 £475 +33.80% 1
Docklands, London +8 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 London region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 450 (56.39%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (37.72%) TDD
3 285 (35.71%) Java
4 268 (33.58%) JavaScript
5 266 (33.33%) C#
6 218 (27.32%) HTML
6 218 (27.32%) .NET
7 201 (25.19%) Finance
8 200 (25.06%) Scrum
9 197 (24.69%) CSS
10 194 (24.31%) SQL
11 176 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
12 162 (20.30%) Git (software)
13 153 (19.17%) MVC
14 152 (19.05%) BDD
15 150 (18.80%) HTML5
16 149 (18.67%) OO
17 146 (18.30%) SQL Server
18 127 (15.91%) Web Services
19 126 (15.79%) Microsoft
20 125 (15.66%) Spring
21 117 (14.66%) Software Engineering
22 113 (14.16%) jQuery
23 112 (14.04%) AngularJS
24 111 (13.91%) ASP.NET
25 109 (13.66%) Jenkins
26 104 (13.03%) .NET Framework
27 103 (12.91%) CSS3
28 100 (12.53%) REST
29 96 (12.03%) E-Commerce

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 83 (10.40%) Node.js
2 76 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 60 (7.52%) Apache
4 33 (4.14%) Jetty
5 29 (3.63%) CMS
6 24 (3.01%) IIS
7 19 (2.38%) Apache Spark
8 16 (2.01%) Confluence
8 16 (2.01%) JBoss
9 12 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.38%) WordPress
11 9 (1.13%) Drupal
12 7 (0.88%) nginx
12 7 (0.88%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.88%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.75%) ColdFusion
13 6 (0.75%) Mule
14 5 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.01%) MS Office
3 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.38%) MS Project
3 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.63%) Beauchamp
5 4 (0.50%) Magento
5 4 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.25%) HFM
7 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.25%) Maximo
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.25%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.01%) GitHub
4 9 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.00%) Oracle CX
6 7 (0.88%) IaaS
7 6 (0.75%) PaaS
8 5 (0.63%) SaaS
9 4 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.38%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.25%) Google Play
11 2 (0.25%) Responsys
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.64%) HTTP
2 27 (3.38%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.26%) Internet
4 3 (0.38%) DNS
4 3 (0.38%) Firewall
4 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.38%) LDAP
4 3 (0.38%) NAS
4 3 (0.38%) SAN
4 3 (0.38%) VPN
5 2 (0.25%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.25%) DHCP
5 2 (0.25%) FTP
5 2 (0.25%) IPsec
5 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.25%) NFC
5 2 (0.25%) VoIP
6 1 (0.13%) Extranet
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.15%) MySQL
3 65 (8.15%) NoSQL
4 47 (5.89%) Relational Database
5 45 (5.64%) MongoDB
6 41 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (4.76%) Big Data
8 36 (4.51%) Hadoop
9 34 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (3.51%) RDBMS
13 26 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (2.38%) Apache Hive
16 19 (2.38%) HBase
17 18 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (2.01%) Oracle Database
19 13 (1.63%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 162 (20.30%) Git (software)
2 109 (13.66%) Jenkins
3 85 (10.65%) Maven
4 84 (10.53%) Subversion
5 80 (10.03%) JUnit
6 78 (9.77%) Mockito
7 59 (7.39%) NUnit
8 54 (6.77%) JIRA
9 53 (6.64%) Visual Studio
10 48 (6.02%) Gradle
11 43 (5.39%) Selenium
11 43 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 43 (5.39%) TeamCity
12 39 (4.89%) Cucumber
13 37 (4.64%) Jasmine
14 31 (3.88%) Xcode
15 30 (3.76%) Grunt
15 30 (3.76%) Moq
16 25 (3.13%) gulp
16 25 (3.13%) Mocha
General
1 201 (25.19%) Finance
2 92 (11.53%) Banking
3 42 (5.26%) Marketing
4 40 (5.01%) Investment Banking
5 37 (4.64%) Retail
6 30 (3.76%) Front Office
7 25 (3.13%) Publishing
8 17 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.01%) Back Office
10 12 (1.50%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.38%) Electronics
12 10 (1.25%) Legal
13 7 (0.88%) Games
14 5 (0.63%) Automotive
15 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.38%) Law
17 2 (0.25%) Billing
17 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 657 (82.33%) Developer
2 140 (17.54%) Java Developer
3 122 (15.29%) C# Developer
4 121 (15.16%) .NET Developer
5 116 (14.54%) Senior Developer
6 82 (10.28%) Agile Developer
7 75 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 75 (9.40%) JavaScript Developer
8 55 (6.89%) iOS Developer
9 48 (6.02%) Agile Java Developer
10 41 (5.14%) SQL Developer
11 38 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
12 36 (4.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 35 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 34 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 31 (3.88%) Consultant
15 31 (3.88%) WPF Developer
16 28 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 28 (3.51%) Software Developer
17 26 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (27.32%) .NET
1 218 (27.32%) HTML
2 197 (24.69%) CSS
3 150 (18.80%) HTML5
4 127 (15.91%) Web Services
5 125 (15.66%) Spring
6 113 (14.16%) jQuery
7 112 (14.04%) AngularJS
8 111 (13.91%) ASP.NET
9 104 (13.03%) .NET Framework
10 103 (12.91%) CSS3
11 100 (12.53%) REST
12 87 (10.90%) RESTful
13 76 (9.52%) XML
14 66 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 61 (7.64%) WCF
16 60 (7.52%) Entity Framework
17 56 (7.02%) JSON
18 54 (6.77%) Sass
19 51 (6.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.02%) User Experience
2 49 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.88%) iPad
6 27 (3.38%) iPhone
7 26 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 25 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (3.01%) Management Information System
10 23 (2.88%) Algorithms
11 21 (2.63%) Derivative
12 20 (2.51%) Fixed Income
13 17 (2.13%) Equities
14 14 (1.75%) Fintech
14 14 (1.75%) Mainframe
15 12 (1.50%) Smartphone
16 11 (1.38%) Data Integration
17 10 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (1.25%) Hedge funds
17 10 (1.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 86 (10.78%) Unix
2 72 (9.02%) Apple iOS
3 68 (8.52%) Linux
4 64 (8.02%) Windows
5 42 (5.26%) Android
6 14 (1.75%) zOS
7 7 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.63%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.38%) CentOS
11 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (56.39%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (37.72%) TDD
3 200 (25.06%) Scrum
4 176 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
5 153 (19.17%) MVC
6 152 (19.05%) BDD
7 149 (18.67%) OO
8 117 (14.66%) Software Engineering
9 96 (12.03%) E-Commerce
10 84 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 60 (7.52%) Dependency Injection
12 58 (7.27%) Front End Development
13 57 (7.14%) Integration Testing
13 57 (7.14%) iOS Development
14 55 (6.89%) SDLC
15 54 (6.77%) Pair Programming
16 51 (6.39%) Web Development
17 48 (6.02%) OOD
18 45 (5.64%) Automated Testing
19 43 (5.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 285 (35.71%) Java
2 268 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 266 (33.33%) C#
4 194 (24.31%) SQL
5 87 (10.90%) Python
6 58 (7.27%) C++
7 55 (6.89%) Objective-C
8 53 (6.64%) PHP
9 49 (6.14%) T-SQL
10 43 (5.39%) C
11 41 (5.14%) VBA
12 37 (4.64%) Ruby
13 27 (3.38%) Scala
14 25 (3.13%) Groovy
14 25 (3.13%) Perl
14 25 (3.13%) XAML
15 24 (3.01%) VBScript
16 23 (2.88%) Shell Script
17 21 (2.63%) PL/SQL
17 21 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (8.15%) Degree
2 24 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.63%) PhD
5 6 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.38%) ISEB
7 3 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.25%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) MCP
9 1 (0.13%) MCSA
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.51%) QA
2 13 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.50%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.25%) WAI
6 1 (0.13%) GAAP
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (4.01%) Docker
2 20 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.88%) ACF2
4 14 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.63%) Xen
6 4 (0.50%) RACF
6 4 (0.50%) XenApp
6 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.25%) Varnish
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.38%) zSecure
2 13 (1.63%) Graphite
3 9 (1.13%) SCCM
4 8 (1.00%) Control-M
4 8 (1.00%) Puppet
5 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.75%) Oozie
5 6 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.63%) Ansible
7 4 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.38%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
9 1 (0.13%) logstash
9 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 86 (10.78%) Oracle
3 25 (3.13%) Apple
4 23 (2.88%) Google
4 23 (2.88%) SAP
4 23 (2.88%) Sybase
4 23 (2.88%) VMware
5 19 (2.38%) hybris
6 18 (2.26%) CA
7 13 (1.63%) SOASTA, Inc
8 11 (1.38%) Facebook
8 11 (1.38%) Twitter
9 10 (1.25%) Citrix
10 9 (1.13%) ATG
10 9 (1.13%) HP
11 8 (1.00%) Zend
12 7 (0.88%) Adobe
12 7 (0.88%) IBM
13 6 (0.75%) Murex
13 6 (0.75%) Siebel
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £385 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Music Sales Group
Salary: bonus + package OR £300/Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Success Appointments
Rate: £Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago