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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 58 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.15% 1.87% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.32% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 12
Median daily rate £325 £318 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £232 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -0.36%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
588 646 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.73% 80.65% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 351 427
Median daily rate £410 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 22
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) C#
4 10 (40.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) Spring
4 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) JUnit
5 9 (36.00%) J2EE
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
5 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (32.00%) JSP
6 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
7 7 (28.00%) Maven
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) Validation
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) Sun
7 7 (28.00%) Sun Certification
7 7 (28.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) Selenium
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.00%) Struts
9 5 (20.00%) Windows

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 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) JUnit
2 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (28.00%) Maven
3 7 (28.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) JSUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Moq
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (20.00%) WPF Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Senior WPF Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
8 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
1 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (40.00%) Spring
2 9 (36.00%) J2EE
3 8 (32.00%) JSP
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) Servlets
5 5 (20.00%) Struts
5 5 (20.00%) WPF
6 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) RESTful
7 3 (12.00%) WCF
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.00%) CSS3
9 1 (4.00%) Dojo
9 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
9 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 7 (28.00%) Validation
4 5 (20.00%) MVVM
5 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Service Management
8 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
1 7 (28.00%) Sun
2 1 (4.00%) Compaq
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Sencha
2 1 (4.00%) Temenos
2 1 (4.00%) Terracotta
2 1 (4.00%) webMethods