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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 138 115 135
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 396 437 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.74% 1.95% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.42% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 305 291
Median daily rate £475 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.71% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
19066 18075 18797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.63% 80.81% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13912 12626 13373
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 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 259 231
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £82.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 5 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 +5 57 £500 +25.00% 24
Croydon -7 5 £450 - 2
Docklands, London +8 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £413 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 476 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (40.05%) TDD
3 294 (36.57%) Java
4 277 (34.45%) JavaScript
5 251 (31.22%) C#
6 244 (30.35%) HTML
7 220 (27.36%) CSS
8 208 (25.87%) .NET
9 204 (25.37%) Scrum
10 203 (25.25%) Finance
11 187 (23.26%) SQL
12 179 (22.26%) Git (software)
13 168 (20.90%) BDD
14 165 (20.52%) HTML5
14 165 (20.52%) MVC
15 162 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
16 161 (20.02%) OO
17 148 (18.41%) Spring
18 142 (17.66%) SQL Server
19 140 (17.41%) Web Services
19 140 (17.41%) AngularJS
20 121 (15.05%) Jenkins
21 119 (14.80%) Software Engineering
22 118 (14.68%) jQuery
23 117 (14.55%) Microsoft
24 116 (14.43%) ASP.NET
25 111 (13.81%) CSS3
26 109 (13.56%) REST
27 108 (13.43%) Node.js
28 100 (12.44%) Maven

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
1 108 (13.43%) Node.js
2 99 (12.31%) Tomcat
3 82 (10.20%) Apache
4 47 (5.85%) Jetty
5 31 (3.86%) CMS
6 26 (3.23%) IIS
6 26 (3.23%) JBoss
7 20 (2.49%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.99%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.87%) Confluence
10 12 (1.49%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.37%) WordPress
12 9 (1.12%) Drupal
12 9 (1.12%) nginx
13 7 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.87%) Mule
13 7 (0.87%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.87%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.75%) GemFire
14 6 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.61%) MS Office
3 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.37%) MS Project
4 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.50%) Magento
4 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.25%) Beauchamp
6 2 (0.25%) HFM
6 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.25%) Maximo
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.25%) SAP EHS
6 2 (0.25%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.99%) GitHub
4 10 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.00%) IaaS
5 8 (1.00%) Oracle CX
6 7 (0.87%) PaaS
7 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.62%) SaaS
8 4 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.37%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.25%) Responsys
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.12%) Heroku
11 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.47%) HTTP
2 41 (5.10%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.36%) Internet
4 5 (0.62%) Firewall
5 4 (0.50%) DHCP
5 4 (0.50%) DNS
5 4 (0.50%) FTP
5 4 (0.50%) IPsec
6 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.37%) NAS
6 3 (0.37%) SAN
6 3 (0.37%) VPN
7 2 (0.25%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.25%) NFC
7 2 (0.25%) SWIFTNet
7 2 (0.25%) VoIP
8 1 (0.12%) Extranet
8 1 (0.12%) Intranet
8 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (17.66%) SQL Server
2 84 (10.45%) MySQL
3 71 (8.83%) NoSQL
4 53 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 49 (6.09%) Relational Database
6 42 (5.22%) Hadoop
7 41 (5.10%) MongoDB
8 33 (4.10%) Big Data
9 29 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (2.86%) RDBMS
14 22 (2.74%) Jackrabbit
15 20 (2.49%) HBase
15 20 (2.49%) Oracle Database
16 19 (2.36%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 179 (22.26%) Git (software)
2 121 (15.05%) Jenkins
3 100 (12.44%) Maven
4 99 (12.31%) Mockito
5 97 (12.06%) Subversion
6 92 (11.44%) JUnit
7 64 (7.96%) JIRA
8 58 (7.21%) Gradle
9 57 (7.09%) Cucumber
10 53 (6.59%) NUnit
11 52 (6.47%) TeamCity
12 49 (6.09%) Visual Studio
13 46 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
14 39 (4.85%) Selenium
15 38 (4.73%) Jasmine
16 34 (4.23%) Grunt
17 30 (3.73%) Moq
17 30 (3.73%) Xcode
18 26 (3.23%) gulp
19 25 (3.11%) Mocha
General
1 203 (25.25%) Finance
2 98 (12.19%) Banking
3 40 (4.98%) Investment Banking
4 39 (4.85%) Marketing
5 33 (4.10%) Front Office
6 32 (3.98%) Retail
7 20 (2.49%) Publishing
8 15 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.37%) Back Office
10 11 (1.37%) Legal
11 10 (1.24%) Electronics
12 7 (0.87%) Games
13 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.50%) Automotive
15 3 (0.37%) Law
15 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.25%) Billing
16 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 676 (84.08%) Developer
2 160 (19.90%) Java Developer
3 126 (15.67%) Senior Developer
4 119 (14.80%) C# Developer
5 116 (14.43%) .NET Developer
6 86 (10.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 80 (9.95%) Agile Developer
8 74 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 49 (6.09%) iOS Developer
10 48 (5.97%) Agile Java Developer
11 42 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
12 39 (4.85%) SQL Developer
13 38 (4.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 37 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
15 35 (4.35%) Consultant
16 34 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 31 (3.86%) WPF Developer
18 30 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 29 (3.61%) HTML Developer
20 28 (3.48%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (30.35%) HTML
2 220 (27.36%) CSS
3 208 (25.87%) .NET
4 165 (20.52%) HTML5
5 148 (18.41%) Spring
6 140 (17.41%) AngularJS
6 140 (17.41%) Web Services
7 118 (14.68%) jQuery
8 116 (14.43%) ASP.NET
9 111 (13.81%) CSS3
10 109 (13.56%) REST
11 100 (12.44%) .NET Framework
12 94 (11.69%) RESTful
13 77 (9.58%) XML
14 68 (8.46%) JSON
15 67 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (7.34%) Ajax
17 58 (7.21%) Entity Framework
18 57 (7.09%) WCF
19 56 (6.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.96%) User Experience
2 53 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (3.86%) iPad
5 27 (3.36%) iPhone
6 24 (2.99%) Fixed Income
7 22 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.61%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.49%) Derivative
9 20 (2.49%) Mobile App
10 17 (2.11%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.99%) Equities
12 14 (1.74%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.49%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.49%) Fintech
14 11 (1.37%) Visualisation
15 10 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
15 10 (1.24%) Physics
15 10 (1.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 96 (11.94%) Unix
2 59 (7.34%) Apple iOS
2 59 (7.34%) Linux
3 56 (6.97%) Windows
4 33 (4.10%) Android
5 14 (1.74%) zOS
6 7 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.62%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (40.05%) TDD
3 204 (25.37%) Scrum
4 168 (20.90%) BDD
5 165 (20.52%) MVC
6 162 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
7 161 (20.02%) OO
8 119 (14.80%) Software Engineering
9 94 (11.69%) Multithreading
10 87 (10.82%) E-Commerce
11 75 (9.33%) Dependency Injection
12 70 (8.71%) Front End Development
13 68 (8.46%) Pair Programming
14 55 (6.84%) Integration Testing
14 55 (6.84%) SDLC
15 54 (6.72%) Concurrent Programming
16 51 (6.34%) Data Modelling
16 51 (6.34%) OOP
17 50 (6.22%) iOS Development
17 50 (6.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 294 (36.57%) Java
2 277 (34.45%) JavaScript
3 251 (31.22%) C#
4 187 (23.26%) SQL
5 90 (11.19%) Python
6 72 (8.96%) PHP
7 50 (6.22%) Objective-C
7 50 (6.22%) Ruby
8 46 (5.72%) C++
9 45 (5.60%) T-SQL
10 44 (5.47%) C
11 42 (5.22%) VBA
12 41 (5.10%) Groovy
13 29 (3.61%) Perl
14 28 (3.48%) Scala
14 28 (3.48%) Shell Script
15 26 (3.23%) XAML
16 20 (2.49%) Bash Shell
16 20 (2.49%) VBScript
17 18 (2.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (7.96%) Degree
2 17 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.50%) ISEB
4 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.37%) PhD
6 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.25%) MCSD
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.12%) MCP
7 1 (0.12%) MCSA
7 1 (0.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.36%) QA
2 14 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.37%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.25%) WAI
5 1 (0.12%) GAAP
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (5.47%) Docker
2 20 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.87%) ACF2
4 5 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.62%) Xen
5 3 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.25%) Varnish
6 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.12%) HDFS
7 1 (0.12%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (3.11%) Graphite
2 16 (1.99%) zSecure
3 10 (1.24%) Puppet
4 8 (1.00%) Control-M
5 7 (0.87%) Oozie
5 7 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.75%) Ansible
6 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.62%) SCCM
8 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.12%) Kibana
8 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 117 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 87 (10.82%) Oracle
3 30 (3.73%) SAP
4 24 (2.99%) SOASTA, Inc
4 24 (2.99%) Sybase
5 23 (2.86%) VMware
6 21 (2.61%) Apple
7 20 (2.49%) Google
7 20 (2.49%) hybris
8 18 (2.24%) CA
9 12 (1.49%) Twitter
10 10 (1.24%) Facebook
11 9 (1.12%) ATG
11 9 (1.12%) HP
12 7 (0.87%) Adobe
12 7 (0.87%) IBM
12 7 (0.87%) Informatica
12 7 (0.87%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.87%) Zend
13 6 (0.75%) Fidessa
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