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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / North East
Rank 83 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.39% 1.70% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.06% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 3
Median daily rate £350 £486 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% +61.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +4.87%

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
865 727 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.73% 82.52% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 452 322
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -22 10 £350 -27.94% 3
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (58.62%) Software Engineering
3 33 (56.90%) TDD
4 31 (53.45%) JavaScript
4 31 (53.45%) Microservices
5 29 (50.00%) BDD
5 29 (50.00%) Java
6 26 (44.83%) Data Management
7 24 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (41.38%) Node.js
7 24 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (39.66%) CSS
9 22 (37.93%) MVC
10 21 (36.21%) AngularJS
11 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
12 18 (31.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
13 17 (29.31%) Linux
14 16 (27.59%) Web Services
14 16 (27.59%) Automated Testing
15 15 (25.86%) Scala
16 14 (24.14%) Spring
17 13 (22.41%) VMware
17 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
17 13 (22.41%) JIRA
17 13 (22.41%) Oracle
17 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (22.41%) Express
17 13 (22.41%) Functional Programming
17 13 (22.41%) webpack

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 11 (18.97%) Confluence
2 10 (17.24%) Apache
3 9 (15.52%) nginx
3 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.62%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.90%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) Jetty
6 1 (1.72%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.72%) OpenROAD
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.72%) SAS
6 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
1 1 (1.72%) PaaS
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) DNS
1 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.52%) Internet
2 9 (15.52%) iSCSI
2 9 (15.52%) LDAP
2 9 (15.52%) SAN
2 9 (15.52%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) FTP
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) IPsec
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MySQL
2 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.41%) GitLab
2 13 (22.41%) JIRA
2 13 (22.41%) Protractor
2 13 (22.41%) webpack
3 8 (13.79%) Eclipse
3 8 (13.79%) IntelliJ
3 8 (13.79%) NetBeans
3 8 (13.79%) Selenium
3 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
4 7 (12.07%) ClearCase
4 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.07%) StarTeam
5 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.17%) MSI
6 3 (5.17%) NMock
6 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.17%) WiX
7 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.72%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
1 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (8.62%) HPUX Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Scala Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Development Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) Node.js
2 23 (39.66%) CSS
3 21 (36.21%) AngularJS
4 16 (27.59%) Web Services
5 14 (24.14%) Spring
6 13 (22.41%) EJS
6 13 (22.41%) Express
7 12 (20.69%) .NET
7 12 (20.69%) XML
8 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
8 10 (17.24%) HTML
9 9 (15.52%) LAMP
10 8 (13.79%) D3.js
10 8 (13.79%) Gherkin
10 8 (13.79%) jQuery
10 8 (13.79%) RESTful
11 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (12.07%) Play Framework
11 7 (12.07%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (12.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Solaris
3 7 (12.07%) Unix
4 5 (8.62%) HPUX
4 5 (8.62%) Windows
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.45%) AIX
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (58.62%) Software Engineering
3 33 (56.90%) TDD
4 31 (53.45%) Microservices
5 29 (50.00%) BDD
6 26 (44.83%) Data Management
7 24 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (37.93%) MVC
9 18 (31.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
11 16 (27.59%) Automated Testing
12 13 (22.41%) Asynchronous Programming
12 13 (22.41%) Functional Programming
12 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
13 12 (20.69%) SFIA
14 11 (18.97%) ITIL
15 9 (15.52%) Extreme Programming
15 9 (15.52%) Pair Programming
15 9 (15.52%) Quality Management
15 9 (15.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) JavaScript
2 29 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) Scala
4 10 (17.24%) C#
5 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
5 9 (15.52%) C-shell
5 9 (15.52%) Korn
5 9 (15.52%) Perl
6 8 (13.79%) Groovy
7 7 (12.07%) Ruby
8 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.17%) SQL
8 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) Python
9 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 6 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.52%) Samba
3 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.72%) Docker
5 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle
1 13 (22.41%) VMware
2 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.62%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) HP
6 2 (3.45%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.45%) Lumension
6 2 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
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