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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 13 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.34% 2.74% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.23% 3.28% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.95% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
Unit Testing
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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
158 122 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.07% 83.56% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 52 49
Median daily rate £500 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

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

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 13 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (100.00%) System Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Time Management
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle UPK
1 13 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) Hyperion
2 7 (53.85%) JD Edwards
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills

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 13 (100.00%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) Functional Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) PeopleSoft Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) PeopleSoft Functional Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) Solutions Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 13 (100.00%) System Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Time Management
1 13 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
2 7 (53.85%) Hyperion
2 7 (53.85%) JD Edwards