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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 128 108 132
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 469 496 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.04% 2.09% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.54% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 388 301
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £344 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £602 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
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
19730 19519 19742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.70% 82.20% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14181 13885 13757
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 £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 219 234
Median hourly rate £25.69 £22.12 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +28 89 £500 -1.23% 32
Docklands, London +15 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £340 - 2
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Osterley - 2 £375 -
Canary Wharf +2 1 £225 -55.00%
Croydon -25 1 - - 1
Westminster - 1 £375 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 488 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (35.36%) TDD
3 290 (33.96%) JavaScript
4 277 (32.44%) Java
5 268 (31.38%) C#
6 249 (29.16%) SQL
7 233 (27.28%) .NET
8 209 (24.47%) HTML
9 208 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
10 188 (22.01%) CSS
11 186 (21.78%) Finance
12 179 (20.96%) Scrum
13 166 (19.44%) OO
14 155 (18.15%) SQL Server
15 154 (18.03%) MVC
16 149 (17.45%) Git (software)
17 139 (16.28%) Web Services
18 138 (16.16%) BDD
19 129 (15.11%) HTML5
20 127 (14.87%) Banking
21 124 (14.52%) AngularJS
22 117 (13.70%) jQuery
23 114 (13.35%) RESTful
24 113 (13.23%) ASP.NET
25 110 (12.88%) E-Commerce
26 108 (12.65%) Apple iOS
27 104 (12.18%) Oracle
28 102 (11.94%) XML
29 100 (11.71%) REST
30 99 (11.59%) Spring

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 28 (3.28%) SharePoint
1 28 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 27 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 22 (2.58%) Apache
4 18 (2.11%) IIS
4 18 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 17 (1.99%) CMS
6 14 (1.64%) Confluence
7 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (0.82%) Jetty
10 6 (0.70%) WordPress
11 5 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.47%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.47%) JBoss
12 4 (0.47%) SAS
12 4 (0.47%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.82%) MS Office
3 3 (0.35%) SketchUp
3 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) InVision
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.82%) Beauchamp
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.12%) Endur
7 1 (0.12%) Global One
7 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.81%) GitHub
3 12 (1.41%) Google Play
3 12 (1.41%) TestFlight
4 9 (1.05%) Oracle CX
5 8 (0.94%) Office 365
6 5 (0.59%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.59%) SaaS
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.35%) Responsys
7 3 (0.35%) Trello
8 2 (0.23%) Heroku
8 2 (0.23%) iTunes
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.04%) HTTP
2 11 (1.29%) Internet
3 6 (0.70%) LDAP
4 5 (0.59%) DNS
4 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.47%) Firewall
6 3 (0.35%) NAS
6 3 (0.35%) SAN
6 3 (0.35%) VPN
7 2 (0.23%) FTP
7 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
7 2 (0.23%) VoIP
8 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.12%) DHCP
8 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.12%) ICMP
8 1 (0.12%) Intranet
8 1 (0.12%) IPsec
8 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (18.15%) SQL Server
2 83 (9.72%) MySQL
3 62 (7.26%) Relational Database
4 61 (7.14%) Big Data
5 58 (6.79%) Hadoop
6 57 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 45 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (3.86%) NoSQL
11 26 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (2.93%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.46%) Apache Hive
13 21 (2.46%) Oracle Database
14 19 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (1.87%) CouchDB
16 16 (1.87%) SQLite
17 13 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
18 12 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 149 (17.45%) Git (software)
2 92 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 75 (8.78%) Maven
4 74 (8.67%) Subversion
5 59 (6.91%) JUnit
6 56 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (5.27%) NUnit
8 43 (5.04%) JIRA
9 40 (4.68%) Xcode
10 37 (4.33%) Visual Studio
11 35 (4.10%) Mockito
12 32 (3.75%) Gradle
13 31 (3.63%) Selenium
14 28 (3.28%) Ant
15 27 (3.16%) Grunt
15 27 (3.16%) gulp
15 27 (3.16%) Jasmine
15 27 (3.16%) MSTest
16 26 (3.04%) Mocha
16 26 (3.04%) Moq
General
1 186 (21.78%) Finance
2 127 (14.87%) Banking
3 47 (5.50%) Investment Banking
4 43 (5.04%) Retail
5 41 (4.80%) Marketing
6 38 (4.45%) Front Office
7 24 (2.81%) Back Office
7 24 (2.81%) Publishing
8 19 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.29%) Electronics
9 11 (1.29%) Games
9 11 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.70%) Legal
11 4 (0.47%) Advertising
12 2 (0.23%) Automotive
12 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.12%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 673 (78.81%) Developer
2 127 (14.87%) C# Developer
2 127 (14.87%) Java Developer
3 114 (13.35%) Senior Developer
4 112 (13.11%) .NET Developer
5 77 (9.02%) iOS Developer
6 72 (8.43%) Agile Developer
7 70 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 58 (6.79%) SQL Developer
9 55 (6.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 41 (4.80%) Agile Java Developer
11 40 (4.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 32 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
13 30 (3.51%) Consultant
13 30 (3.51%) ETL Developer
14 28 (3.28%) Software Developer
15 27 (3.16%) Android Developer
15 27 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
16 26 (3.04%) Objective-C Developer
17 25 (2.93%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (27.28%) .NET
2 209 (24.47%) HTML
3 188 (22.01%) CSS
4 139 (16.28%) Web Services
5 129 (15.11%) HTML5
6 124 (14.52%) AngularJS
7 117 (13.70%) jQuery
8 114 (13.35%) RESTful
9 113 (13.23%) ASP.NET
10 102 (11.94%) XML
11 100 (11.71%) REST
12 99 (11.59%) Spring
13 96 (11.24%) .NET Framework
14 74 (8.67%) CSS3
14 74 (8.67%) Node.js
14 74 (8.67%) WCF
15 67 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 63 (7.38%) JSON
17 61 (7.14%) SOAP
18 57 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.95%) User Experience
2 63 (7.38%) Computer Science
3 44 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 36 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (3.98%) iPhone
7 33 (3.86%) iPad
8 22 (2.58%) Algorithms
9 20 (2.34%) Data Integration
9 20 (2.34%) Derivative
9 20 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.34%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.11%) Fixed Income
11 16 (1.87%) Fintech
12 14 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
13 13 (1.52%) Credit Risk
13 13 (1.52%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.41%) SWIFT
15 11 (1.29%) Mainframe
15 11 (1.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.65%) Apple iOS
2 82 (9.60%) Linux
3 80 (9.37%) Unix
4 64 (7.49%) Windows
5 55 (6.44%) Android
6 9 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.70%) zOS
10 5 (0.59%) CentOS
10 5 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.59%) Mac OS X Server
10 5 (0.59%) Solaris
11 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (35.36%) TDD
3 208 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
4 179 (20.96%) Scrum
5 166 (19.44%) OO
6 154 (18.03%) MVC
7 138 (16.16%) BDD
8 110 (12.88%) E-Commerce
9 99 (11.59%) Software Engineering
10 93 (10.89%) iOS Development
11 67 (7.85%) SDLC
12 66 (7.73%) ETL
13 64 (7.49%) Front End Development
14 61 (7.14%) Multithreading
14 61 (7.14%) Web Development
15 60 (7.03%) OOD
16 56 (6.56%) DevOps
16 56 (6.56%) Integration Testing
17 50 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (5.85%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 290 (33.96%) JavaScript
2 277 (32.44%) Java
3 268 (31.38%) C#
4 249 (29.16%) SQL
5 78 (9.13%) Python
6 77 (9.02%) Objective-C
7 71 (8.31%) C++
8 43 (5.04%) PL/SQL
9 39 (4.57%) Scala
9 39 (4.57%) T-SQL
10 36 (4.22%) Apple Swift
11 33 (3.86%) C
12 32 (3.75%) PHP
13 27 (3.16%) Perl
14 22 (2.58%) Ruby
15 21 (2.46%) VBA
16 20 (2.34%) PowerShell
17 17 (1.99%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.76%) VB
19 14 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 88 (10.30%) Degree
2 34 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.52%) PhD
5 9 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) MCP
8 1 (0.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.15%) QA
2 12 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.47%) GAAP
4 4 (0.47%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.12%) MISRA
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) SDET
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (2.93%) Docker
2 21 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.94%) HDFS
4 7 (0.82%) ACF2
4 7 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.70%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.59%) RACF
6 5 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.47%) XenApp
7 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.23%) Varnish
10 1 (0.12%) NFS
10 1 (0.12%) Squid
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (2.11%) Ansible
2 15 (1.76%) Control-M
3 13 (1.52%) Puppet
4 12 (1.41%) zSecure
5 7 (0.82%) SCCM
6 6 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.59%) BladeLogic
7 5 (0.59%) Casper Suite
7 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.47%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.35%) Oozie
10 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.12%) Graphite
10 1 (0.12%) Mesos
10 1 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) Packer
10 1 (0.12%) Salt
10 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (12.18%) Oracle
2 93 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.80%) Google
4 35 (4.10%) Apple
5 23 (2.69%) hybris
6 17 (1.99%) Informatica
7 16 (1.87%) SAP
8 15 (1.76%) Sybase
9 13 (1.52%) VMware
10 12 (1.41%) Citrix
10 12 (1.41%) Facebook
10 12 (1.41%) IBM
11 10 (1.17%) Adobe
11 10 (1.17%) CA
12 9 (1.05%) Optimizely
12 9 (1.05%) Teradata
13 8 (0.94%) Ab Initio
13 8 (0.94%) BMC
13 8 (0.94%) Charles River
14 7 (0.82%) TIBCO
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