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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 130 100 132
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +32
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 433 517 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.95% 2.19% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.68% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 383 292
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
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
18896 19265 18726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.27% 81.63% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13649 13768 13140
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 232 227
Median hourly rate £22.38 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +21 70 £494 +8.21% 25
Docklands, London +16 6 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £340 -
Croydon -32 3 £425 -5.55% 3
Feltham -2 2 £370 -6.91%
Westminster -21 1 £375 +10.29%
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 464 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (36.10%) TDD
3 289 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 279 (33.57%) Java
5 261 (31.41%) C#
6 226 (27.20%) .NET
7 222 (26.71%) SQL
8 212 (25.51%) HTML
9 199 (23.95%) CSS
10 193 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
11 186 (22.38%) Finance
12 183 (22.02%) Scrum
13 160 (19.25%) Git (software)
14 151 (18.17%) MVC
15 145 (17.45%) OO
16 141 (16.97%) BDD
17 136 (16.37%) HTML5
18 134 (16.13%) SQL Server
19 133 (16.00%) Web Services
20 117 (14.08%) AngularJS
21 114 (13.72%) jQuery
22 111 (13.36%) ASP.NET
23 110 (13.24%) E-Commerce
23 110 (13.24%) Banking
23 110 (13.24%) REST
24 106 (12.76%) Apple iOS
24 106 (12.76%) Jenkins
25 103 (12.39%) RESTful
26 102 (12.27%) Software Engineering
27 100 (12.03%) .NET Framework

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 36 (4.33%) Tomcat
2 27 (3.25%) Apache
3 24 (2.89%) Apache Spark
3 24 (2.89%) CMS
4 23 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.05%) IIS
6 15 (1.81%) Confluence
7 11 (1.32%) Jetty
8 9 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.08%) WordPress
9 8 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.72%) ColdFusion
11 6 (0.72%) nginx
11 6 (0.72%) SAS
12 5 (0.60%) Drupal
12 5 (0.60%) Mule
Applications
1 34 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.44%) MS Office
3 3 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) InVision
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.84%) Beauchamp
4 6 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.24%) HFM
6 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.24%) Magento
6 2 (0.24%) Maximo
6 2 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.24%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.24%) SAP EHS
7 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.12%) Endur
7 1 (0.12%) Global One
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.93%) GitHub
4 12 (1.44%) Google Play
5 11 (1.32%) TestFlight
6 8 (0.96%) Oracle CX
7 7 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.84%) Office 365
8 5 (0.60%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.60%) SaaS
9 4 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.24%) iTunes
11 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.24%) Responsys
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.89%) HTTP
2 12 (1.44%) Internet
3 9 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.60%) DNS
4 5 (0.60%) LDAP
5 3 (0.36%) Firewall
5 3 (0.36%) FTP
5 3 (0.36%) NAS
5 3 (0.36%) SAN
5 3 (0.36%) VPN
6 2 (0.24%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.24%) DHCP
6 2 (0.24%) IPsec
6 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.24%) NFC
6 2 (0.24%) VoIP
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) VLAN
7 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 77 (9.27%) MySQL
3 62 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 62 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 53 (6.38%) Big Data
5 47 (5.66%) Hadoop
6 42 (5.05%) NoSQL
7 28 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 24 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (2.29%) Apache Hive
11 18 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (2.05%) CouchDB
12 17 (2.05%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.68%) SQLite
15 13 (1.56%) HBase
16 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 160 (19.25%) Git (software)
2 106 (12.76%) Jenkins
3 71 (8.54%) Subversion
4 69 (8.30%) Maven
5 64 (7.70%) JUnit
6 57 (6.86%) NUnit
7 55 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (5.54%) Mockito
9 45 (5.42%) Selenium
10 41 (4.93%) Visual Studio
11 40 (4.81%) Gradle
12 39 (4.69%) JIRA
13 37 (4.45%) Xcode
14 35 (4.21%) Grunt
14 35 (4.21%) gulp
14 35 (4.21%) Mocha
15 34 (4.09%) Jasmine
16 29 (3.49%) Ant
16 29 (3.49%) Moq
17 26 (3.13%) MSTest
General
1 186 (22.38%) Finance
2 110 (13.24%) Banking
3 43 (5.17%) Retail
4 42 (5.05%) Investment Banking
4 42 (5.05%) Marketing
5 30 (3.61%) Front Office
6 28 (3.37%) Publishing
7 24 (2.89%) Back Office
8 22 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.32%) Electronics
9 11 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.96%) Legal
11 5 (0.60%) Automotive
11 5 (0.60%) Games
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 652 (78.46%) Developer
2 133 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 115 (13.84%) C# Developer
4 112 (13.48%) Senior Developer
5 110 (13.24%) .NET Developer
6 80 (9.63%) Agile Developer
7 76 (9.15%) iOS Developer
8 68 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 65 (7.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 49 (5.90%) Agile Java Developer
11 48 (5.78%) SQL Developer
12 38 (4.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 29 (3.49%) Android Developer
13 29 (3.49%) Consultant
14 28 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
15 27 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
15 27 (3.25%) Senior iOS Developer
16 26 (3.13%) Analyst
17 25 (3.01%) Software Developer
18 24 (2.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (27.20%) .NET
2 212 (25.51%) HTML
3 199 (23.95%) CSS
4 136 (16.37%) HTML5
5 133 (16.00%) Web Services
6 117 (14.08%) AngularJS
7 114 (13.72%) jQuery
8 111 (13.36%) ASP.NET
9 110 (13.24%) REST
10 103 (12.39%) RESTful
11 100 (12.03%) .NET Framework
12 99 (11.91%) Spring
13 93 (11.19%) XML
14 88 (10.59%) CSS3
15 75 (9.03%) Node.js
16 67 (8.06%) WCF
17 65 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 65 (7.82%) JSON
18 60 (7.22%) SOAP
19 54 (6.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.90%) User Experience
2 47 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 41 (4.93%) Mobile App
4 39 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 35 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.73%) iPad
6 31 (3.73%) iPhone
7 24 (2.89%) Algorithms
7 24 (2.89%) Derivative
8 21 (2.53%) Data Integration
8 21 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.17%) Fintech
10 17 (2.05%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.68%) Equities
12 13 (1.56%) Smartphone
13 12 (1.44%) Credit Risk
13 12 (1.44%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.44%) Reference Data
13 12 (1.44%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 106 (12.76%) Apple iOS
2 79 (9.51%) Linux
3 78 (9.39%) Unix
4 60 (7.22%) Windows
5 55 (6.62%) Android
6 8 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.72%) zOS
8 5 (0.60%) CentOS
8 5 (0.60%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.60%) Mac OS X Server
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.36%) Solaris
10 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (36.10%) TDD
3 193 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
4 183 (22.02%) Scrum
5 151 (18.17%) MVC
6 145 (17.45%) OO
7 141 (16.97%) BDD
8 110 (13.24%) E-Commerce
9 102 (12.27%) Software Engineering
10 89 (10.71%) iOS Development
11 67 (8.06%) SDLC
12 64 (7.70%) Web Development
13 58 (6.98%) Multithreading
14 56 (6.74%) Front End Development
15 55 (6.62%) Integration Testing
16 54 (6.50%) DevOps
17 52 (6.26%) Mobile Development
18 50 (6.02%) OOD
19 47 (5.66%) Pair Programming
20 46 (5.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 289 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 279 (33.57%) Java
3 261 (31.41%) C#
4 222 (26.71%) SQL
5 81 (9.75%) Python
6 77 (9.27%) Objective-C
7 70 (8.42%) C++
8 37 (4.45%) C
9 34 (4.09%) PHP
9 34 (4.09%) PL/SQL
10 32 (3.85%) Scala
11 29 (3.49%) Apple Swift
12 28 (3.37%) Ruby
13 27 (3.25%) T-SQL
13 27 (3.25%) VBA
14 23 (2.77%) Perl
14 23 (2.77%) Shell Script
15 21 (2.53%) ES6
16 19 (2.29%) PowerShell
17 18 (2.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 70 (8.42%) Degree
2 35 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.68%) PhD
5 9 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.24%) MCSD
9 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.54%) QA
2 14 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.48%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.24%) GAAP
6 1 (0.12%) MISRA
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (3.49%) Docker
2 20 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.84%) ACF2
4 7 (0.84%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.60%) RACF
5 5 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.48%) XenApp
6 4 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.24%) HDFS
8 2 (0.24%) Varnish
8 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.41%) Ansible
2 14 (1.68%) Puppet
3 13 (1.56%) Control-M
4 12 (1.44%) zSecure
5 7 (0.84%) SCCM
6 6 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.60%) BladeLogic
7 5 (0.60%) Casper Suite
7 5 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.36%) Oozie
9 2 (0.24%) Graphite
9 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) Packer
10 1 (0.12%) Salt
10 1 (0.12%) SCOM
10 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 100 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 89 (10.71%) Oracle
3 45 (5.42%) Google
4 36 (4.33%) Apple
5 21 (2.53%) hybris
6 20 (2.41%) SAP
7 19 (2.29%) VMware
8 16 (1.93%) Facebook
9 13 (1.56%) Sybase
10 12 (1.44%) Citrix
10 12 (1.44%) IBM
11 10 (1.20%) Adobe
11 10 (1.20%) CA
12 9 (1.08%) Optimizely
13 8 (0.96%) Ab Initio
13 8 (0.96%) ATG
13 8 (0.96%) Informatica
14 7 (0.84%) BMC
14 7 (0.84%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.84%) TIBCO
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
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London
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