The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 57 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.74% 1.62% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.02% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 15
Median daily rate £306 £318 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Unit Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
543 694 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.68% 80.14% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 434 441
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 20
Median hourly rate £11.12 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £22.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) JUnit
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) JSP
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (33.33%) Maven
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) Sun
5 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) MVVM
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) DB2

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) JSUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) DB2 Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior WPF Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) JSP
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) WPF
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) Servlets
7 2 (13.33%) Struts
8 1 (6.67%) Dojo
8 1 (6.67%) Ext JS
8 1 (6.67%) Grails
8 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
8 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
8 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (20.00%) MVVM
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) SOLID
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) ES6
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Sun
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sencha
3 1 (6.67%) Temenos