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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 61 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 2.08% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 2.59% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Median daily rate £350 £314 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -25.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
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
546 773 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.98% 80.44% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 458 396
Median daily rate £425 £391 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 14
Median hourly rate £10.62 £22.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.80% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.07 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) DB2
4 3 (25.00%) JUnit
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Temenos T24
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) Docker
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Maven

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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Hazelcast
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JSUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
5 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) Marionette.js
5 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
5 1 (8.33%) RequireJS
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) Asynchronous Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) SOLID
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) ES6
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sencha
1 1 (8.33%) Sun
1 1 (8.33%) Temenos