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 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 125 122 167
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +45
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 430 431 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.00% 1.91% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.28% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 312 249
Median daily rate £469 £466 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £353 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
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
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
18213 18867 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.63% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13470 13994
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 226 250
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.20
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 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 75 £500 +11.11% 24
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Hillingdon - 4 £375 -
Westminster -4 3 £380 -0.32%
Croydon -17 2 £383 -8.38%
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Uxbridge +4 1 £250 -
Greenwich - 1 £420 -
Hounslow - 1 £50 -
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 493 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (33.99%) Java
3 307 (33.66%) JavaScript
4 293 (32.13%) TDD
5 271 (29.71%) SQL
6 243 (26.64%) HTML
7 228 (25.00%) C#
8 226 (24.78%) .NET
9 213 (23.36%) CSS
10 202 (22.15%) Web Services
10 202 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
11 184 (20.18%) Finance
12 183 (20.07%) Git (software)
13 172 (18.86%) OO
14 165 (18.09%) AngularJS
15 157 (17.21%) SQL Server
16 153 (16.78%) Scrum
17 150 (16.45%) MVC
18 147 (16.12%) REST
19 145 (15.90%) Banking
20 141 (15.46%) HTML5
21 133 (14.58%) XML
22 132 (14.47%) BDD
23 122 (13.38%) RESTful
24 110 (12.06%) Spring
25 107 (11.73%) Linux
26 106 (11.62%) Unix
26 106 (11.62%) Jenkins
27 104 (11.40%) JSON
28 102 (11.18%) Microsoft

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 52 (5.70%) Apache Spark
2 40 (4.39%) WebSphere
3 27 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.74%) Confluence
5 24 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (2.41%) Apache
7 21 (2.30%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.75%) CMS
9 13 (1.43%) Drupal
10 12 (1.32%) IIS
11 11 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.77%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.77%) MQSI
13 7 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.44%) LiveCycle
15 4 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.66%) MS Office
4 5 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.55%) SketchUp
5 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.11%) InVision
7 1 (0.11%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Endur
3 3 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.22%) Summit
4 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.11%) HFM
5 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.11%) Orchestrade
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 54 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
1 54 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.74%) GitHub
3 24 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.97%) TestFlight
5 15 (1.64%) Office 365
6 9 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (0.77%) Google Play
8 6 (0.66%) Trello
9 5 (0.55%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.55%) SaaS
10 3 (0.33%) PaaS
11 2 (0.22%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.22%) G Suite
11 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.22%) IaaS
11 2 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.22%) iTunes
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.28%) HTTP
2 22 (2.41%) Internet
3 17 (1.86%) SSL
4 8 (0.88%) Firewall
5 5 (0.55%) FTP
5 5 (0.55%) Intranet
5 5 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.44%) DNS
7 3 (0.33%) LDAP
8 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.11%) DHCP
8 1 (0.11%) ICMP
8 1 (0.11%) IPsec
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
8 1 (0.11%) VLAN
8 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 85 (9.32%) Relational Database
3 80 (8.77%) Hadoop
4 77 (8.44%) MySQL
5 72 (7.89%) Big Data
6 65 (7.13%) MongoDB
7 54 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (4.17%) Apache Hive
10 32 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (3.07%) NoSQL
11 28 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (2.74%) SQLite
13 23 (2.52%) Oracle Database
13 23 (2.52%) RDBMS
14 21 (2.30%) CouchDB
15 18 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (1.97%) Oracle ODI
15 18 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 183 (20.07%) Git (software)
2 106 (11.62%) Jenkins
3 97 (10.64%) JIRA
4 81 (8.88%) Maven
5 72 (7.89%) JUnit
6 60 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 58 (6.36%) Subversion
8 46 (5.04%) Mockito
9 44 (4.82%) Selenium
10 39 (4.28%) Visual Studio
11 35 (3.84%) TeamCity
12 34 (3.73%) Cucumber
12 34 (3.73%) Jasmine
12 34 (3.73%) Mocha
13 32 (3.51%) NUnit
14 28 (3.07%) Grunt
15 27 (2.96%) Ant
16 26 (2.85%) gulp
17 24 (2.63%) Eclipse
18 23 (2.52%) Xcode
General
1 184 (20.18%) Finance
2 145 (15.90%) Banking
3 48 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 35 (3.84%) Retail
5 32 (3.51%) Front Office
6 22 (2.41%) Games
7 18 (1.97%) Back Office
8 16 (1.75%) Marketing
9 8 (0.88%) Publishing
9 8 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.66%) Advertising
10 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.66%) Law
10 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.33%) Electronics
11 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 674 (73.90%) Developer
2 137 (15.02%) Java Developer
3 117 (12.83%) Senior Developer
4 94 (10.31%) .NET Developer
5 81 (8.88%) C# Developer
6 61 (6.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 61 (6.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 58 (6.36%) iOS Developer
8 52 (5.70%) SQL Developer
9 51 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 46 (5.04%) Agile Developer
11 33 (3.62%) Senior iOS Developer
12 31 (3.40%) Analyst
12 31 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
13 30 (3.29%) Agile Java Developer
14 29 (3.18%) Tester
15 28 (3.07%) ETL Developer
16 26 (2.85%) Consultant
17 25 (2.74%) Angular Developer
17 25 (2.74%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (26.64%) HTML
2 226 (24.78%) .NET
3 213 (23.36%) CSS
4 202 (22.15%) Web Services
5 165 (18.09%) AngularJS
6 147 (16.12%) REST
7 141 (15.46%) HTML5
8 133 (14.58%) XML
9 122 (13.38%) RESTful
10 110 (12.06%) Spring
11 104 (11.40%) JSON
12 95 (10.42%) jQuery
13 92 (10.09%) ASP.NET
14 91 (9.98%) Node.js
15 89 (9.76%) React
16 84 (9.21%) CSS3
17 83 (9.10%) SOAP
18 73 (8.00%) .NET Framework
19 65 (7.13%) WCF
20 61 (6.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 53 (5.81%) User Experience
2 51 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.29%) Fixed Income
6 21 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (2.19%) iPad
8 19 (2.08%) Fintech
9 17 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.86%) iPhone
10 16 (1.75%) Data Integration
11 14 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.54%) Derivative
12 13 (1.43%) Credit Risk
12 13 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.43%) Statistics
13 12 (1.32%) RIA
14 10 (1.10%) Equities
14 10 (1.10%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.99%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 107 (11.73%) Linux
2 106 (11.62%) Unix
3 92 (10.09%) Apple iOS
4 50 (5.48%) Android
4 50 (5.48%) Windows
5 9 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (0.99%) Windows Phone
6 8 (0.88%) Solaris
6 8 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.88%) Windows Phone 8
7 7 (0.77%) AIX
7 7 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.44%) SUSE
9 4 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.44%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (32.13%) TDD
3 202 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
4 172 (18.86%) OO
5 153 (16.78%) Scrum
6 150 (16.45%) MVC
7 132 (14.47%) BDD
8 92 (10.09%) Software Engineering
9 79 (8.66%) Front End Development
10 75 (8.22%) E-Commerce
11 72 (7.89%) ETL
11 72 (7.89%) iOS Development
12 69 (7.57%) Multithreading
13 68 (7.46%) DevOps
14 64 (7.02%) SDLC
15 63 (6.91%) Web Development
16 58 (6.36%) SOA
17 49 (5.37%) Pair Programming
18 44 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (4.71%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 310 (33.99%) Java
2 307 (33.66%) JavaScript
3 271 (29.71%) SQL
4 228 (25.00%) C#
5 81 (8.88%) Python
6 69 (7.57%) Scala
7 64 (7.02%) Objective-C
8 58 (6.36%) C++
9 54 (5.92%) Apple Swift
10 46 (5.04%) PL/SQL
11 44 (4.82%) PHP
12 41 (4.50%) Shell Script
13 39 (4.28%) T-SQL
14 33 (3.62%) Perl
15 31 (3.40%) Ruby
16 29 (3.18%) ES6
17 28 (3.07%) VBA
18 24 (2.63%) Go
19 22 (2.41%) R
20 19 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (7.46%) Degree
2 37 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.22%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.11%) ISEB
7 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.69%) QA
2 10 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.88%) SDET
4 4 (0.44%) Basel III
4 4 (0.44%) CRD IV
4 4 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.44%) GAAP
5 3 (0.33%) MiFID
6 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.22%) WAI
7 1 (0.11%) MISRA
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (4.71%) Docker
2 14 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.99%) HDFS
4 4 (0.44%) NFS
4 4 (0.44%) Squid
5 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.11%) RACF
7 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (2.41%) Ansible
2 22 (2.41%) Puppet
3 11 (1.21%) Control-M
4 10 (1.10%) Terraform
5 8 (0.88%) Oozie
6 5 (0.55%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.44%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.44%) Nagios
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.22%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.22%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.22%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.22%) SCCM
9 2 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 102 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 101 (11.07%) Oracle
3 30 (3.29%) Google
4 26 (2.85%) Apple
5 24 (2.63%) Teradata
6 22 (2.41%) SAP
7 19 (2.08%) Informatica
8 16 (1.75%) Talend
9 14 (1.54%) Sybase
10 13 (1.43%) IBM
11 12 (1.32%) Adobe
12 11 (1.21%) hybris
12 11 (1.21%) Solace
13 10 (1.10%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.88%) Charles River
14 8 (0.88%) Cloudera
14 8 (0.88%) MuleSoft
15 7 (0.77%) Facebook
16 6 (0.66%) Red Hat
16 6 (0.66%) VMware
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