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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 128 105 125
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 411 502 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.90% 2.15% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.65% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 359 303
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.29% +6.85%
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
18252 18961 18637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 81.15% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13341 13468 13184
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 244 230
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.18 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +26 70 £500 +25.00% 32
Docklands, London +13 5 - -
Croydon -30 3 £425 -5.55% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 1
Westminster -17 1 £375 +10.29%
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 455 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (36.87%) TDD
3 279 (34.07%) Java
4 276 (33.70%) JavaScript
5 265 (32.36%) C#
6 223 (27.23%) .NET
7 211 (25.76%) HTML
8 203 (24.79%) SQL
9 200 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
10 198 (24.18%) CSS
11 194 (23.69%) Finance
11 194 (23.69%) Scrum
12 170 (20.76%) Git (software)
13 148 (18.07%) MVC
14 146 (17.83%) BDD
15 144 (17.58%) OO
16 141 (17.22%) SQL Server
17 134 (16.36%) Web Services
18 133 (16.24%) HTML5
19 121 (14.77%) jQuery
20 117 (14.29%) Software Engineering
21 115 (14.04%) Microsoft
21 115 (14.04%) REST
22 114 (13.92%) AngularJS
23 113 (13.80%) Jenkins
24 112 (13.68%) E-Commerce
25 111 (13.55%) ASP.NET
26 107 (13.06%) Spring
27 100 (12.21%) .NET Framework
28 95 (11.60%) RESTful

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 57 (6.96%) Tomcat
2 42 (5.13%) Apache
3 26 (3.17%) CMS
3 26 (3.17%) IIS
3 26 (3.17%) Jetty
4 23 (2.81%) Apache Spark
5 17 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.95%) Confluence
7 13 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.22%) WordPress
9 9 (1.10%) Drupal
10 7 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (0.85%) nginx
11 6 (0.73%) ColdFusion
11 6 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.73%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.61%) Mule
12 5 (0.61%) SAS
12 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.08%) MS Office
3 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.37%) 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 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.85%) Beauchamp
4 6 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.49%) 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%) Oracle EBS
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%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.20%) GitHub
4 10 (1.22%) Google Play
5 9 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.10%) TestFlight
6 8 (0.98%) Oracle CX
7 6 (0.73%) IaaS
7 6 (0.73%) PaaS
8 5 (0.61%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.61%) Office 365
9 4 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.49%) SaaS
10 3 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.24%) iTunes
11 2 (0.24%) Responsys
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.40%) HTTP
2 22 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.32%) Internet
4 5 (0.61%) LDAP
5 3 (0.37%) DNS
5 3 (0.37%) Firewall
5 3 (0.37%) FTP
5 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.37%) NAS
5 3 (0.37%) SAN
5 3 (0.37%) 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%) Extranet
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 72 (8.79%) MySQL
3 56 (6.84%) NoSQL
4 51 (6.23%) Big Data
4 51 (6.23%) MongoDB
4 51 (6.23%) Relational Database
5 43 (5.25%) Hadoop
6 36 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (3.54%) RDBMS
9 25 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (2.44%) Apache Hive
12 20 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (2.20%) HBase
15 16 (1.95%) Oracle Database
16 15 (1.83%) CouchDB
16 15 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 170 (20.76%) Git (software)
2 113 (13.80%) Jenkins
3 84 (10.26%) Subversion
4 80 (9.77%) JUnit
4 80 (9.77%) Maven
5 64 (7.81%) Mockito
6 61 (7.45%) NUnit
7 51 (6.23%) Gradle
8 50 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 45 (5.49%) Selenium
9 45 (5.49%) Visual Studio
10 41 (5.01%) JIRA
11 36 (4.40%) Jasmine
11 36 (4.40%) Xcode
12 34 (4.15%) Grunt
13 33 (4.03%) gulp
14 32 (3.91%) Moq
15 31 (3.79%) Cucumber
16 30 (3.66%) Mocha
17 25 (3.05%) MSTest
General
1 194 (23.69%) Finance
2 94 (11.48%) Banking
3 45 (5.49%) Marketing
4 41 (5.01%) Retail
5 36 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 35 (4.27%) Front Office
7 26 (3.17%) Publishing
8 22 (2.69%) Back Office
9 21 (2.56%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.47%) Electronics
10 12 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.10%) Legal
12 7 (0.85%) Games
13 5 (0.61%) Automotive
14 2 (0.24%) Law
14 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Advertising
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 649 (79.24%) Developer
2 133 (16.24%) Java Developer
3 121 (14.77%) Senior Developer
4 119 (14.53%) C# Developer
5 116 (14.16%) .NET Developer
6 88 (10.74%) Agile Developer
7 71 (8.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 70 (8.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 69 (8.42%) iOS Developer
10 55 (6.72%) Agile Java Developer
11 43 (5.25%) SQL Developer
12 38 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 33 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (3.54%) Android Developer
14 29 (3.54%) Consultant
15 28 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 28 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
15 28 (3.42%) Software Developer
16 27 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
17 26 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (27.23%) .NET
2 211 (25.76%) HTML
3 198 (24.18%) CSS
4 134 (16.36%) Web Services
5 133 (16.24%) HTML5
6 121 (14.77%) jQuery
7 115 (14.04%) REST
8 114 (13.92%) AngularJS
9 111 (13.55%) ASP.NET
10 107 (13.06%) Spring
11 100 (12.21%) .NET Framework
12 95 (11.60%) RESTful
13 91 (11.11%) CSS3
14 86 (10.50%) XML
15 79 (9.65%) Node.js
16 65 (7.94%) WCF
17 63 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
18 59 (7.20%) JSON
19 57 (6.96%) SOAP
20 55 (6.72%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.04%) User Experience
2 48 (5.86%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 33 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (3.91%) iPad
7 30 (3.66%) iPhone
8 24 (2.93%) Algorithms
8 24 (2.93%) Derivative
9 20 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.20%) Management Information System
11 17 (2.08%) Fintech
12 15 (1.83%) Equities
12 15 (1.83%) Fixed Income
13 14 (1.71%) Data Integration
14 13 (1.59%) Smartphone
15 11 (1.34%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
15 11 (1.34%) Mainframe
15 11 (1.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 94 (11.48%) Apple iOS
2 81 (9.89%) Unix
3 73 (8.91%) Linux
4 65 (7.94%) Windows
5 54 (6.59%) Android
6 9 (1.10%) zOS
7 7 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.61%) CentOS
8 5 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.61%) Mac OS X Server
8 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (36.87%) TDD
3 200 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
4 194 (23.69%) Scrum
5 148 (18.07%) MVC
6 146 (17.83%) BDD
7 144 (17.58%) OO
8 117 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 112 (13.68%) E-Commerce
10 79 (9.65%) Multithreading
11 76 (9.28%) iOS Development
12 64 (7.81%) SDLC
13 57 (6.96%) Integration Testing
14 56 (6.84%) Pair Programming
14 56 (6.84%) Web Development
15 54 (6.59%) Front End Development
16 52 (6.35%) OOD
17 51 (6.23%) Dependency Injection
18 48 (5.86%) Automated Testing
19 47 (5.74%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 279 (34.07%) Java
2 276 (33.70%) JavaScript
3 265 (32.36%) C#
4 203 (24.79%) SQL
5 82 (10.01%) Python
6 71 (8.67%) Objective-C
7 61 (7.45%) C++
8 40 (4.88%) C
9 38 (4.64%) PHP
9 38 (4.64%) T-SQL
10 34 (4.15%) Ruby
11 32 (3.91%) VBA
12 27 (3.30%) PL/SQL
13 26 (3.17%) Scala
14 23 (2.81%) XAML
15 22 (2.69%) Apple Swift
16 21 (2.56%) PowerShell
17 20 (2.44%) Bash Shell
17 20 (2.44%) Groovy
17 20 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (8.30%) Degree
2 32 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.71%) PhD
5 8 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.24%) ISEB
8 2 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.24%) MCSD
9 1 (0.12%) MCP
9 1 (0.12%) MCSA
9 1 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.25%) QA
2 14 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.12%) GAAP
5 1 (0.12%) WAI
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (4.27%) Docker
2 20 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.32%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.10%) ACF2
5 7 (0.85%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.61%) RACF
6 5 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.61%) Xen
7 4 (0.49%) XenApp
7 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.24%) HDFS
9 2 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (1.71%) zSecure
2 13 (1.59%) Ansible
3 12 (1.47%) Puppet
4 9 (1.10%) Control-M
4 9 (1.10%) Graphite
4 9 (1.10%) SCCM
5 6 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (0.61%) Casper Suite
6 5 (0.61%) Oozie
7 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.12%) Kibana
7 1 (0.12%) logstash
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 115 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 92 (11.23%) Oracle
3 34 (4.15%) Google
4 32 (3.91%) Apple
5 23 (2.81%) VMware
6 22 (2.69%) SAP
7 21 (2.56%) Sybase
8 20 (2.44%) hybris
9 17 (2.08%) Facebook
10 13 (1.59%) CA
11 12 (1.47%) Citrix
12 10 (1.22%) Adobe
12 10 (1.22%) Twitter
13 9 (1.10%) ATG
13 9 (1.10%) IBM
14 8 (0.98%) Ab Initio
14 8 (0.98%) HP
14 8 (0.98%) SOASTA, Inc
14 8 (0.98%) TIBCO
15 7 (0.85%) Red Hat
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