The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / Midlands
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +13.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.64% 68.00% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 37
Median daily rate £450 £500 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £695 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £34.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.52% -21.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Midlands region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Midlands region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) NUnit
3 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) MSTest
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (50.00%) SOLID
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MSTest
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) SOLID
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (16.67%) Xamarin