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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 53 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.07% 1.68% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.10% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 15
Median daily rate £319 £299 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -25.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £232 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £398 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
541 668 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.60% 80.00% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 388 449
Median daily rate £406 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.85% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 20
Median hourly rate £11.25 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £40.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) Spring
4 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
4 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) J2EE
5 8 (34.78%) JUnit
6 7 (30.43%) .NET
6 7 (30.43%) JSP
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) C#
6 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
6 7 (30.43%) Maven
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
7 6 (26.09%) Selenium
7 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) Validation
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) Sun
7 6 (26.09%) Sun Certification
8 5 (21.74%) OO
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) RESTful

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 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) DB2
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JUnit
2 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
2 7 (30.43%) Maven
3 6 (26.09%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) JSUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Moq
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) C# Developer
3 6 (26.09%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (13.04%) WPF Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Angular Developer
7 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (8.70%) DB2 Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior WPF Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
3 8 (34.78%) J2EE
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) JSP
4 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) Servlets
6 4 (17.39%) Struts
7 3 (13.04%) WCF
7 3 (13.04%) WPF
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.35%) Dojo
9 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
9 1 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (4.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Biometrics
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
2 6 (26.09%) Validation
3 5 (21.74%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) MVVM
5 3 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) ES6
5 1 (4.35%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) Sun Certification
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
1 6 (26.09%) Sun
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Compaq
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Sencha
3 1 (4.35%) Temenos
3 1 (4.35%) Terracotta
3 1 (4.35%) webMethods