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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 59 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.79% 1.87% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.31% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Median daily rate - £330 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
517 822 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.29% 80.83% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 490 373
Median daily rate £438 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £9.05 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Docker
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) DB2
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Temenos T24
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber

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 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) JSUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) JSP
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
5 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) Marionette.js
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
5 1 (8.33%) RequireJS
5 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) Asynchronous Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
6 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) ES6
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Sencha
2 1 (8.33%) Temenos