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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / London
Rank 136 114 172
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +58
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 360 422 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.85% 2.04% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.43% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 324 224
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £616 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £347
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +9.06%

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
16462 17382 17138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 84.19% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11897 12350 12358
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +18 68 £500 +11.11% 34
Croydon -7 4 £383 -8.38%
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Westminster - 3 £373 -
Uxbridge -1 2 £263 -
Hillingdon - 2 £375 -
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Canary Wharf -2 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £420 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 1
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 London region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 433 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (34.58%) Java
3 261 (32.58%) TDD
4 260 (32.46%) JavaScript
5 236 (29.46%) SQL
6 220 (27.47%) HTML
7 201 (25.09%) C#
8 197 (24.59%) .NET
9 186 (23.22%) CSS
10 175 (21.85%) Web Services
11 159 (19.85%) OO
12 154 (19.23%) Finance
13 153 (19.10%) Git (software)
14 143 (17.85%) Scrum
15 136 (16.98%) SQL Server
16 134 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
17 129 (16.10%) REST
18 128 (15.98%) AngularJS
19 127 (15.86%) HTML5
20 120 (14.98%) BDD
20 120 (14.98%) MVC
21 119 (14.86%) Banking
22 114 (14.23%) RESTful
23 111 (13.86%) XML
24 97 (12.11%) JIRA
25 93 (11.61%) Linux
25 93 (11.61%) Microsoft
26 92 (11.49%) Oracle
26 92 (11.49%) Spring
27 88 (10.99%) Unix

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 46 (5.74%) Apache Spark
2 39 (4.87%) WebSphere
3 25 (3.12%) Confluence
4 24 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 17 (2.12%) Apache
7 16 (2.00%) Drupal
8 13 (1.62%) CMS
9 9 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.00%) Apache Pig
11 7 (0.87%) MQSI
12 6 (0.75%) IIS
12 6 (0.75%) Mule
12 6 (0.75%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.50%) Jetty
14 4 (0.50%) LiveCycle
14 4 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.75%) MS Office
3 10 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.62%) SketchUp
5 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.25%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 16 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Endur
2 4 (0.50%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.25%) Summit
4 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.12%) HFM
5 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.50%) GitHub
4 21 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.75%) Office 365
6 10 (1.25%) TestFlight
7 9 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (0.75%) Trello
9 4 (0.50%) SaaS
10 3 (0.37%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.37%) PaaS
11 2 (0.25%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.25%) G Suite
11 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.25%) IaaS
11 2 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.12%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.87%) HTTP
2 24 (3.00%) Internet
3 18 (2.25%) SSL
4 9 (1.12%) Firewall
5 6 (0.75%) Intranet
6 5 (0.62%) FTP
6 5 (0.62%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.37%) LDAP
8 2 (0.25%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.25%) DNS
8 2 (0.25%) WAN
9 1 (0.12%) DHCP
9 1 (0.12%) Extranet
9 1 (0.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.12%) ICMP
9 1 (0.12%) IPsec
9 1 (0.12%) LAN
9 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.49%) Hadoop
2 60 (7.49%) Relational Database
3 55 (6.87%) MySQL
4 50 (6.24%) Big Data
5 44 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (4.62%) MongoDB
8 35 (4.37%) Apache Hive
9 27 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (3.12%) NoSQL
10 25 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
14 18 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (2.12%) RDBMS
16 16 (2.00%) MS Access
16 16 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 153 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 97 (12.11%) JIRA
3 75 (9.36%) Jenkins
4 70 (8.74%) Maven
5 68 (8.49%) JUnit
6 61 (7.62%) Selenium
7 57 (7.12%) Mockito
8 46 (5.74%) Cucumber
9 43 (5.37%) Subversion
10 40 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (4.62%) Jasmine
12 36 (4.49%) Visual Studio
13 33 (4.12%) Grunt
14 31 (3.87%) Mocha
15 30 (3.75%) NUnit
15 30 (3.75%) TeamCity
16 28 (3.50%) gulp
17 25 (3.12%) WebDriver
18 22 (2.75%) Eclipse
18 22 (2.75%) Moq
General
1 154 (19.23%) Finance
2 119 (14.86%) Banking
3 38 (4.74%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.87%) Retail
5 25 (3.12%) Games
6 23 (2.87%) Front Office
7 16 (2.00%) Marketing
8 15 (1.87%) Back Office
9 7 (0.87%) Publishing
10 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.75%) Law
11 5 (0.62%) Advertising
11 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.37%) Billing
12 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 595 (74.28%) Developer
2 112 (13.98%) Java Developer
3 103 (12.86%) Senior Developer
4 77 (9.61%) .NET Developer
5 75 (9.36%) C# Developer
6 69 (8.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 56 (6.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 42 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (5.12%) SQL Developer
10 39 (4.87%) iOS Developer
11 35 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
12 31 (3.87%) Agile Developer
13 29 (3.62%) Software Developer
14 26 (3.25%) Analyst
14 26 (3.25%) Consultant
15 25 (3.12%) Node.js Developer
16 23 (2.87%) Angular Developer
17 22 (2.75%) Developer in Test
17 22 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
18 21 (2.62%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (27.47%) HTML
2 197 (24.59%) .NET
3 186 (23.22%) CSS
4 175 (21.85%) Web Services
5 129 (16.10%) REST
6 128 (15.98%) AngularJS
7 127 (15.86%) HTML5
8 114 (14.23%) RESTful
9 111 (13.86%) XML
10 92 (11.49%) Spring
11 84 (10.49%) Node.js
12 83 (10.36%) JSON
13 77 (9.61%) jQuery
14 75 (9.36%) React
15 73 (9.11%) CSS3
16 72 (8.99%) SOAP
17 60 (7.49%) Sass
18 59 (7.37%) ASP.NET
19 58 (7.24%) .NET Framework
20 48 (5.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.12%) User Experience
2 48 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.74%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.87%) Fixed Income
4 31 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 17 (2.12%) iPad
8 16 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.00%) Fintech
9 14 (1.75%) RIA
9 14 (1.75%) Statistics
10 12 (1.50%) iPhone
11 11 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.25%) Derivative
12 10 (1.25%) SWIFT
13 8 (1.00%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.00%) Equities
14 7 (0.87%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 93 (11.61%) Linux
2 88 (10.99%) Unix
3 63 (7.87%) Apple iOS
4 49 (6.12%) Windows
5 38 (4.74%) Android
6 10 (1.25%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.25%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.00%) Windows Phone
7 8 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.87%) AIX
9 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.62%) Solaris
11 4 (0.50%) SUSE
11 4 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.25%) CentOS
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (32.58%) TDD
3 159 (19.85%) OO
4 143 (17.85%) Scrum
5 134 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
6 120 (14.98%) BDD
6 120 (14.98%) MVC
7 73 (9.11%) Software Engineering
8 66 (8.24%) Front End Development
8 66 (8.24%) Multithreading
9 63 (7.87%) E-Commerce
10 57 (7.12%) DevOps
11 54 (6.74%) ETL
11 54 (6.74%) SOA
12 49 (6.12%) OOP
12 49 (6.12%) Pair Programming
12 49 (6.12%) Web Development
13 45 (5.62%) SDLC
14 44 (5.49%) iOS Development
15 42 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 277 (34.58%) Java
2 260 (32.46%) JavaScript
3 236 (29.46%) SQL
4 201 (25.09%) C#
5 67 (8.36%) Python
6 61 (7.62%) Scala
7 48 (5.99%) Objective-C
8 46 (5.74%) C++
8 46 (5.74%) PHP
9 42 (5.24%) Shell Script
10 40 (4.99%) PL/SQL
11 38 (4.74%) Apple Swift
12 34 (4.24%) T-SQL
13 33 (4.12%) ES6
14 28 (3.50%) VBA
15 27 (3.37%) Perl
16 26 (3.25%) Ruby
17 24 (3.00%) Go
18 22 (2.75%) R
19 19 (2.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (6.99%) Degree
2 24 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.61%) QA
2 10 (1.25%) SDET
3 9 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.50%) Basel III
4 4 (0.50%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.37%) GAAP
5 3 (0.37%) MiFID
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) WAI
7 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (3.50%) Docker
2 16 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.12%) HDFS
4 4 (0.50%) NFS
4 4 (0.50%) Squid
5 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.75%) Puppet
3 10 (1.25%) Terraform
4 9 (1.12%) Oozie
5 7 (0.87%) Ansible
6 5 (0.62%) Control-M
7 3 (0.37%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.37%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.37%) Nagios
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.25%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.25%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.25%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.25%) Mesos
8 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.25%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.25%) SCCM
8 2 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 93 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 92 (11.49%) Oracle
3 25 (3.12%) Teradata
4 21 (2.62%) SAP
5 17 (2.12%) Apple
5 17 (2.12%) Talend
6 16 (2.00%) Informatica
7 12 (1.50%) Google
7 12 (1.50%) Sybase
8 11 (1.37%) IBM
8 11 (1.37%) Solace
9 10 (1.25%) hybris
10 9 (1.12%) Adobe
11 8 (1.00%) Charles River
11 8 (1.00%) Cloudera
11 8 (1.00%) ION Trading
11 8 (1.00%) MuleSoft
12 7 (0.87%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.87%) Perforce
13 6 (0.75%) Red Hat
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