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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 130 112 132
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 450 474 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.97% 2.02% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.43% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 369 313
Median daily rate £475 £471 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £338 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
19637 19518 19670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.26% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14080 14002 13948
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 219 246
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.78 £52.02 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +7 81 £500 +2.56% 33
Westminster -14 4 £326 +0.38%
Canary Wharf -2 2 £225 -57.54%
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £340 - 2
Osterley - 2 £375 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 492 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (34.65%) TDD
3 295 (34.30%) Java
4 287 (33.37%) JavaScript
5 251 (29.19%) C#
6 250 (29.07%) SQL
7 222 (25.81%) .NET
8 218 (25.35%) HTML
9 214 (24.88%) Continuous Integration
10 192 (22.33%) CSS
11 169 (19.65%) OO
11 169 (19.65%) Finance
12 165 (19.19%) Scrum
13 161 (18.72%) Web Services
14 153 (17.79%) Git (software)
15 147 (17.09%) SQL Server
16 141 (16.40%) MVC
17 139 (16.16%) AngularJS
18 135 (15.70%) Banking
19 132 (15.35%) BDD
20 129 (15.00%) XML
21 126 (14.65%) HTML5
22 116 (13.49%) REST
23 112 (13.02%) RESTful
24 104 (12.09%) Apple iOS
24 104 (12.09%) Spring
25 100 (11.63%) ASP.NET
26 99 (11.51%) E-Commerce
27 98 (11.40%) Linux
27 98 (11.40%) Oracle

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 31 (3.60%) Apache Spark
2 27 (3.14%) WebSphere
3 25 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 23 (2.67%) Apache
5 19 (2.21%) CMS
6 14 (1.63%) IIS
7 10 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.05%) Confluence
8 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.81%) Drupal
10 7 (0.81%) MQSI
11 6 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.70%) Jetty
12 5 (0.58%) WordPress
13 4 (0.47%) nginx
13 4 (0.47%) SAS
14 3 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.58%) MS Office
2 5 (0.58%) SketchUp
3 4 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.23%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.12%) InVision
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.70%) Beauchamp
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.23%) Summit
6 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.12%) Endur
6 1 (0.12%) Global One
6 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.12%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.26%) GitHub
3 27 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.63%) TestFlight
5 12 (1.40%) Google Play
6 9 (1.05%) Oracle CX
7 8 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.93%) Office 365
8 5 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.58%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.58%) Trello
9 4 (0.47%) SaaS
10 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.35%) Responsys
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.23%) iTunes
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.07%) HTTP
2 15 (1.74%) Internet
3 14 (1.63%) SSL
4 9 (1.05%) Firewall
5 6 (0.70%) LDAP
5 6 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.58%) DNS
7 4 (0.47%) Intranet
8 2 (0.23%) FTP
9 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.12%) DHCP
9 1 (0.12%) ICMP
9 1 (0.12%) IPsec
9 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.12%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) VLAN
9 1 (0.12%) VoIP
9 1 (0.12%) VPN
9 1 (0.12%) WAN
9 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.19%) MySQL
3 61 (7.09%) Big Data
3 61 (7.09%) Hadoop
4 59 (6.86%) Relational Database
5 58 (6.74%) MongoDB
6 47 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (3.49%) NoSQL
10 28 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (2.67%) Apache Hive
11 23 (2.67%) Oracle Database
12 22 (2.56%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.44%) SQLite
14 18 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
16 15 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.74%) CouchDB
17 14 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 153 (17.79%) Git (software)
2 90 (10.47%) Jenkins
3 74 (8.60%) Maven
4 69 (8.02%) Subversion
5 61 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 58 (6.74%) JUnit
7 53 (6.16%) JIRA
8 40 (4.65%) NUnit
8 40 (4.65%) Visual Studio
9 35 (4.07%) Mockito
10 33 (3.84%) Selenium
11 32 (3.72%) Xcode
12 31 (3.60%) Jasmine
12 31 (3.60%) TeamCity
13 28 (3.26%) gulp
14 27 (3.14%) Grunt
14 27 (3.14%) Mocha
15 26 (3.02%) Gradle
16 24 (2.79%) SpecFlow
17 23 (2.67%) Ant
General
1 169 (19.65%) Finance
2 135 (15.70%) Banking
3 52 (6.05%) Investment Banking
4 40 (4.65%) Retail
5 37 (4.30%) Front Office
6 27 (3.14%) Marketing
7 21 (2.44%) Publishing
8 19 (2.21%) Back Office
9 14 (1.63%) Games
9 14 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.81%) Electronics
12 4 (0.47%) Advertising
12 4 (0.47%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Legal
13 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 669 (77.79%) Developer
2 135 (15.70%) Java Developer
3 115 (13.37%) C# Developer
4 112 (13.02%) Senior Developer
5 103 (11.98%) .NET Developer
6 68 (7.91%) iOS Developer
7 63 (7.33%) Agile Developer
8 62 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 56 (6.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 49 (5.70%) SQL Developer
11 46 (5.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 35 (4.07%) Agile Java Developer
12 35 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
13 30 (3.49%) Android Developer
14 27 (3.14%) Angular Developer
15 26 (3.02%) Consultant
16 25 (2.91%) Analyst
16 25 (2.91%) ETL Developer
17 24 (2.79%) Tester
18 23 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (25.81%) .NET
2 218 (25.35%) HTML
3 192 (22.33%) CSS
4 161 (18.72%) Web Services
5 139 (16.16%) AngularJS
6 129 (15.00%) XML
7 126 (14.65%) HTML5
8 116 (13.49%) REST
9 112 (13.02%) RESTful
10 104 (12.09%) Spring
11 100 (11.63%) ASP.NET
12 98 (11.40%) jQuery
13 86 (10.00%) JSON
14 82 (9.53%) CSS3
15 79 (9.19%) Node.js
16 76 (8.84%) .NET Framework
17 74 (8.60%) SOAP
18 67 (7.79%) WCF
19 58 (6.74%) React
20 56 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.14%) User Experience
2 62 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 46 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.23%) Mobile App
5 31 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (3.14%) Fixed Income
6 27 (3.14%) iPad
6 27 (3.14%) iPhone
7 22 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 22 (2.56%) Data Integration
7 22 (2.56%) Derivative
8 20 (2.33%) Fintech
9 18 (2.09%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.51%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.16%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.16%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 104 (12.09%) Apple iOS
2 98 (11.40%) Linux
3 91 (10.58%) Unix
4 61 (7.09%) Android
5 59 (6.86%) Windows
6 9 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.81%) AIX
8 7 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.70%) Solaris
9 6 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.58%) CentOS
10 5 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
10 5 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.23%) SUSE
11 2 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.23%) zOS
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (34.65%) TDD
3 214 (24.88%) Continuous Integration
4 169 (19.65%) OO
5 165 (19.19%) Scrum
6 141 (16.40%) MVC
7 132 (15.35%) BDD
8 99 (11.51%) E-Commerce
9 96 (11.16%) Software Engineering
10 85 (9.88%) iOS Development
11 69 (8.02%) Multithreading
11 69 (8.02%) SDLC
12 68 (7.91%) Front End Development
13 62 (7.21%) ETL
14 59 (6.86%) Web Development
15 57 (6.63%) OOD
16 56 (6.51%) DevOps
17 54 (6.28%) Integration Testing
18 48 (5.58%) Mobile Development
19 46 (5.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 295 (34.30%) Java
2 287 (33.37%) JavaScript
3 251 (29.19%) C#
4 250 (29.07%) SQL
5 82 (9.53%) Python
6 69 (8.02%) Objective-C
7 66 (7.67%) C++
8 47 (5.47%) PL/SQL
9 46 (5.35%) Scala
10 39 (4.53%) Apple Swift
10 39 (4.53%) T-SQL
11 36 (4.19%) PHP
12 32 (3.72%) Perl
13 28 (3.26%) C
13 28 (3.26%) Shell Script
14 21 (2.44%) ES6
15 20 (2.33%) PowerShell
16 18 (2.09%) Ruby
16 18 (2.09%) VBA
17 17 (1.98%) R
Qualifications
1 88 (10.23%) Degree
2 36 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.40%) PhD
5 9 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.12%) MCP
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.35%) QA
2 11 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.47%) GAAP
5 3 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.23%) MiFID
7 1 (0.12%) MISRA
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) SDET
7 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (3.26%) Docker
2 20 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.05%) HDFS
4 7 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.58%) RACF
5 5 (0.58%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.47%) XenApp
6 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.23%) ACF2
7 2 (0.23%) NFS
7 2 (0.23%) Squid
7 2 (0.23%) Varnish
8 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.09%) Ansible
2 16 (1.86%) Control-M
3 15 (1.74%) Puppet
4 7 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.81%) zSecure
5 6 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.70%) SCCM
5 6 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (0.58%) BladeLogic
6 5 (0.58%) Casper Suite
7 4 (0.47%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.35%) Oozie
9 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) Mesos
9 1 (0.12%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) Packer
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
9 1 (0.12%) SCOM
9 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 98 (11.40%) Oracle
2 89 (10.35%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.88%) Google
4 32 (3.72%) Apple
5 19 (2.21%) Informatica
6 16 (1.86%) hybris
7 13 (1.51%) Sybase
8 12 (1.40%) Citrix
8 12 (1.40%) Facebook
9 11 (1.28%) IBM
9 11 (1.28%) VMware
10 9 (1.05%) Adobe
10 9 (1.05%) Optimizely
10 9 (1.05%) SAP
10 9 (1.05%) Teradata
11 8 (0.93%) BMC
11 8 (0.93%) Charles River
11 8 (0.93%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.81%) Murex
12 7 (0.81%) Talend
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Central Employment
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 6 months, rolling
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 6 months, rolling
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BBC Research & Development
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago