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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / London
Rank 152 122 167
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +45
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 307 415 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.93% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.28% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 323 225
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £624 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £51.25 £25.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +5.80%

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
16407 18228 17337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.80% 84.98% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11873 13026 12367
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 221 198
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +9 62 £500 +5.82% 30
Croydon -1 3 £383 -
Uxbridge +6 2 £263 -
Westminster +3 2 £380 -7.87% 1
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 2
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Greenwich - 1 £420 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 385 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (34.27%) Java
3 248 (33.20%) JavaScript
4 246 (32.93%) TDD
5 213 (28.51%) HTML
6 200 (26.77%) SQL
7 190 (25.44%) C#
8 188 (25.17%) .NET
9 183 (24.50%) CSS
10 164 (21.95%) Web Services
11 145 (19.41%) Git (software)
12 141 (18.88%) Finance
13 134 (17.94%) OO
14 132 (17.67%) Scrum
15 128 (17.14%) HTML5
15 128 (17.14%) REST
16 124 (16.60%) AngularJS
17 117 (15.66%) BDD
18 112 (14.99%) RESTful
18 112 (14.99%) SQL Server
19 104 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
20 103 (13.79%) MVC
21 102 (13.65%) XML
22 101 (13.52%) Banking
23 88 (11.78%) Microsoft
23 88 (11.78%) Node.js
24 87 (11.65%) Linux
24 87 (11.65%) JSON
25 84 (11.24%) JIRA
26 81 (10.84%) CSS3

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 39 (5.22%) Apache Spark
2 27 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 24 (3.21%) Confluence
4 22 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (2.95%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.14%) Drupal
7 12 (1.61%) Apache
8 11 (1.47%) CMS
9 8 (1.07%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.94%) MQSI
10 7 (0.94%) Mule
10 7 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.54%) JBoss
11 4 (0.54%) LiveCycle
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 50 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.87%) MS Office
3 9 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.94%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.27%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.27%) InVision
8 2 (0.27%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 17 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.80%) Endur
3 5 (0.67%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.40%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.27%) Summit
6 2 (0.27%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.13%) FastStats
7 1 (0.13%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.13%) HFM
7 1 (0.13%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.41%) GitHub
5 15 (2.01%) Office 365
6 9 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (1.07%) TestFlight
8 3 (0.40%) G Suite
8 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.40%) SaaS
8 3 (0.40%) Trello
9 2 (0.27%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.27%) Google Play
9 2 (0.27%) IaaS
9 2 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.27%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.35%) Internet
2 24 (3.21%) HTTP
3 16 (2.14%) SSL
4 8 (1.07%) Firewall
5 7 (0.94%) Intranet
6 4 (0.54%) FTP
7 3 (0.40%) LDAP
7 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.27%) WAN
9 1 (0.13%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.13%) Extranet
9 1 (0.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.13%) LAN
9 1 (0.13%) Skype
9 1 (0.13%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.76%) Relational Database
3 46 (6.16%) MySQL
4 45 (6.02%) Hadoop
5 39 (5.22%) MongoDB
6 38 (5.09%) Big Data
7 35 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (3.75%) Apache Hive
10 24 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (2.68%) NoSQL
12 20 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (2.41%) MS Access
15 15 (2.01%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.87%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (1.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 145 (19.41%) Git (software)
2 84 (11.24%) JIRA
3 69 (9.24%) Jenkins
4 66 (8.84%) Selenium
5 61 (8.17%) JUnit
6 54 (7.23%) Mockito
7 51 (6.83%) Maven
8 47 (6.29%) Cucumber
9 37 (4.95%) Jasmine
10 35 (4.69%) Mocha
10 35 (4.69%) Visual Studio
11 34 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (4.42%) Grunt
13 31 (4.15%) NUnit
14 30 (4.02%) gulp
14 30 (4.02%) WebDriver
15 28 (3.75%) Subversion
15 28 (3.75%) TeamCity
16 24 (3.21%) Moq
17 19 (2.54%) Eclipse
General
1 141 (18.88%) Finance
2 101 (13.52%) Banking
3 32 (4.28%) Retail
4 29 (3.88%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.68%) Games
6 16 (2.14%) Front Office
6 16 (2.14%) Marketing
7 15 (2.01%) Back Office
8 8 (1.07%) Publishing
9 7 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.80%) Law
11 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.40%) Advertising
12 3 (0.40%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) Automotive
13 2 (0.27%) Electronics
13 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.27%) Legal
13 2 (0.27%) Local Government
13 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 558 (74.70%) Developer
2 101 (13.52%) Java Developer
3 97 (12.99%) Senior Developer
4 73 (9.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 68 (9.10%) .NET Developer
5 68 (9.10%) C# Developer
6 56 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 37 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
8 34 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (4.55%) SQL Developer
9 30 (4.02%) Agile Developer
9 30 (4.02%) iOS Developer
10 29 (3.88%) Analyst
11 28 (3.75%) Angular Developer
11 28 (3.75%) Node.js Developer
12 26 (3.48%) Software Developer
13 25 (3.35%) Developer in Test
14 22 (2.95%) Consultant
15 20 (2.68%) Architect
15 20 (2.68%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (28.51%) HTML
2 188 (25.17%) .NET
3 183 (24.50%) CSS
4 164 (21.95%) Web Services
5 128 (17.14%) HTML5
5 128 (17.14%) REST
6 124 (16.60%) AngularJS
7 112 (14.99%) RESTful
8 102 (13.65%) XML
9 88 (11.78%) Node.js
10 87 (11.65%) JSON
11 81 (10.84%) CSS3
12 79 (10.58%) Spring
13 77 (10.31%) SOAP
14 73 (9.77%) jQuery
15 71 (9.50%) React
16 61 (8.17%) Sass
17 53 (7.10%) .NET Framework
18 46 (6.16%) ASP.NET
19 41 (5.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.95%) User Experience
3 34 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 32 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (3.21%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.54%) Data Structures
8 18 (2.41%) Fintech
9 15 (2.01%) RIA
10 12 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.47%) Derivative
11 11 (1.47%) Equities
11 11 (1.47%) SWIFT
12 10 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.34%) iPad
13 9 (1.20%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.07%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.94%) Blackberry
15 7 (0.94%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.94%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 87 (11.65%) Linux
2 78 (10.44%) Unix
3 56 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 46 (6.16%) Windows
5 42 (5.62%) Android
6 11 (1.47%) Windows 10
6 11 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.07%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.94%) AIX
8 7 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.94%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.40%) CentOS
9 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X Server
9 3 (0.40%) Solaris
9 3 (0.40%) SUSE
9 3 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (32.93%) TDD
3 134 (17.94%) OO
4 132 (17.67%) Scrum
5 117 (15.66%) BDD
6 104 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (13.79%) MVC
8 63 (8.43%) Front End Development
8 63 (8.43%) Software Engineering
9 61 (8.17%) E-Commerce
10 57 (7.63%) DevOps
11 55 (7.36%) SOA
12 49 (6.56%) Multithreading
13 48 (6.43%) OOP
13 48 (6.43%) Web Development
14 42 (5.62%) Pair Programming
15 41 (5.49%) ETL
16 40 (5.35%) SDLC
16 40 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
17 39 (5.22%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 256 (34.27%) Java
2 248 (33.20%) JavaScript
3 200 (26.77%) SQL
4 190 (25.44%) C#
5 61 (8.17%) Python
6 52 (6.96%) Scala
7 46 (6.16%) C++
8 45 (6.02%) Shell Script
9 40 (5.35%) Objective-C
10 38 (5.09%) ES6
10 38 (5.09%) PHP
11 30 (4.02%) VBA
12 29 (3.88%) Apple Swift
12 29 (3.88%) PL/SQL
13 25 (3.35%) Ruby
14 24 (3.21%) Perl
15 23 (3.08%) T-SQL
16 22 (2.95%) Go
16 22 (2.95%) R
16 22 (2.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (4.69%) Degree
2 24 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ISEB
7 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.77%) QA
2 9 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.20%) SDET
3 4 (0.54%) Basel III
3 4 (0.54%) CRD IV
3 4 (0.54%) MiFID
4 3 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.27%) WAI
6 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 27 (3.61%) Docker
2 15 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.54%) HDFS
4 3 (0.40%) NFS
4 3 (0.40%) Squid
4 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (2.28%) Puppet
3 11 (1.47%) Terraform
4 9 (1.20%) Oozie
5 7 (0.94%) Ansible
6 6 (0.80%) HockeyApp
7 5 (0.67%) Control-M
8 3 (0.40%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.40%) Nagios
8 3 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.40%) SCCM
8 3 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.27%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.27%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.27%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 88 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 75 (10.04%) Oracle
3 22 (2.95%) SAP
4 20 (2.68%) Teradata
5 16 (2.14%) Google
6 14 (1.87%) IBM
7 12 (1.61%) Apple
7 12 (1.61%) Talend
8 9 (1.20%) hybris
8 9 (1.20%) Informatica
8 9 (1.20%) ION Trading
8 9 (1.20%) Solace
8 9 (1.20%) Sybase
9 8 (1.07%) ATG
9 8 (1.07%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.07%) MuleSoft
10 7 (0.94%) Perforce
10 7 (0.94%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.80%) OpenLink
11 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
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