The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / North East
Rank 59 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.22% 1.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 2.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 0
Median daily rate £350 £486 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.63 £41.85 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +8.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
763 726 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.80% 84.13% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 470 245
Median daily rate £388 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.55 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 26 £350 -27.94% 2
Durham - 1 £325 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 55 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (64.71%) Java
3 41 (60.29%) JavaScript
3 41 (60.29%) TDD
4 40 (58.82%) Software Engineering
5 39 (57.35%) Microservices
6 31 (45.59%) BDD
7 30 (44.12%) Git (software)
7 30 (44.12%) MVC
8 28 (41.18%) Automated Testing
8 28 (41.18%) Scala
9 27 (39.71%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (38.24%) Data Management
11 24 (35.29%) Spring
11 24 (35.29%) CSS
11 24 (35.29%) Node.js
11 24 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
13 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
13 22 (32.35%) Web Services
14 20 (29.41%) .NET
15 19 (27.94%) C#
15 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
16 17 (25.00%) JIRA
17 16 (23.53%) Scrum
17 16 (23.53%) Linux
18 15 (22.06%) QA
18 15 (22.06%) Groovy
18 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 15 (22.06%) Confluence
2 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
3 8 (11.76%) nginx
4 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.41%) Apache
5 3 (4.41%) IIS
5 3 (4.41%) JBoss
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) OpenROAD
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.47%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.47%) G Suite
1 1 (1.47%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
1 1 (1.47%) PaaS
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.94%) LDAP
2 2 (2.94%) SAN
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) DocumentDB
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 30 (44.12%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.00%) JIRA
3 14 (20.59%) Cucumber
3 14 (20.59%) Selenium
3 14 (20.59%) SoapUI
4 13 (19.12%) GitLab
4 13 (19.12%) Protractor
4 13 (19.12%) webpack
5 8 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 8 (11.76%) IntelliJ
5 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.76%) NetBeans
6 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.41%) Ant
7 3 (4.41%) Gradle
7 3 (4.41%) JUnit
7 3 (4.41%) MSI
7 3 (4.41%) NMock
7 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.41%) WiX
General
1 1 (1.47%) Finance
1 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
1 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Scala Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Java Scala Developer
5 10 (14.71%) C# Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Software Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Automation Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Java Automation Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Ruby Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 6 (8.82%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Linux Developer
9 4 (5.88%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) CSS
1 24 (35.29%) Node.js
1 24 (35.29%) Spring
2 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
2 22 (32.35%) Web Services
3 20 (29.41%) .NET
4 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
5 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (20.59%) Gherkin
6 14 (20.59%) Play Framework
6 14 (20.59%) RESTful
6 14 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (20.59%) Spring MVC
7 13 (19.12%) EJS
7 13 (19.12%) Express
8 12 (17.65%) XML
9 11 (16.18%) HTML
10 8 (11.76%) D3.js
10 8 (11.76%) jQuery
11 4 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) CESG
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.94%) AIX
4 2 (2.94%) Solaris
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (60.29%) TDD
3 40 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 39 (57.35%) Microservices
5 31 (45.59%) BDD
6 30 (44.12%) MVC
7 28 (41.18%) Automated Testing
8 27 (39.71%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (38.24%) Data Management
10 24 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
12 16 (23.53%) Scrum
13 15 (22.06%) DevOps
14 14 (20.59%) API Testing
14 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (20.59%) Defect Management
14 14 (20.59%) Exploratory Testing
14 14 (20.59%) Kanban
14 14 (20.59%) Usability Testing
14 14 (20.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) Java
2 41 (60.29%) JavaScript
3 28 (41.18%) Scala
4 19 (27.94%) C#
5 15 (22.06%) Groovy
6 14 (20.59%) Ruby
7 6 (8.82%) SQL
8 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.94%) C-shell
10 2 (2.94%) Korn
10 2 (2.94%) Perl
11 1 (1.47%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) QA
2 6 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.94%) Docker
4 2 (2.94%) Samba
5 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Atlassian
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.94%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.94%) Lumension
5 2 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (1.47%) Apigee
6 1 (1.47%) CA
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
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