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 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 68 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 49 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.53% 0.63% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 0.82% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 19
Median daily rate £325 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £300 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
Unit Testing
England

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
1186 609 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.51% 77.09% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 362 278
Median daily rate £330 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 46 £325 +8.33% 6
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 North East region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 31 (49.21%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 26 (41.27%) DNS
3 26 (41.27%) Linux
4 25 (39.68%) Apache
5 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 22 (34.92%) TDD
6 22 (34.92%) BDD
7 21 (33.33%) Data Management
8 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
8 20 (31.75%) Java
8 20 (31.75%) Node.js
9 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 18 (28.57%) .NET
9 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 17 (26.98%) VMware
11 16 (25.40%) Regression Testing
12 15 (23.81%) Quality Management
12 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (23.81%) SSL
12 15 (23.81%) Windows
12 15 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (22.22%) DHCP
13 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
13 14 (22.22%) Automated Testing
14 13 (20.63%) Korn
14 13 (20.63%) WebSphere
14 13 (20.63%) Jetty
14 13 (20.63%) C-shell

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 25 (39.68%) Apache
2 20 (31.75%) Node.js
3 13 (20.63%) IIS
3 13 (20.63%) Jetty
3 13 (20.63%) nginx
3 13 (20.63%) Tomcat
3 13 (20.63%) WebSphere
4 11 (17.46%) Oracle 10gAS
4 11 (17.46%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (17.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (17.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (15.87%) PowerExchange
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.76%) OpenStack
7 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 26 (41.27%) DNS
3 15 (23.81%) SSL
4 14 (22.22%) DHCP
5 13 (20.63%) HTTP
6 12 (19.05%) Internet
6 12 (19.05%) WAN
7 11 (17.46%) FTP
7 11 (17.46%) IPsec
7 11 (17.46%) iSCSI
7 11 (17.46%) SAN
8 2 (3.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (17.46%) PowerCenter
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.94%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
1 13 (20.63%) Travis CI
2 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 11 (17.46%) Log4j
4 5 (7.94%) GitLab
5 4 (6.35%) gulp
5 4 (6.35%) Protractor
6 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Software Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Node.js Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Unix Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Build Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Scala Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Web Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Digital Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Linux Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) .NET
2 13 (20.63%) CSS
2 13 (20.63%) HTML
2 13 (20.63%) J2EE
3 12 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 12 (19.05%) Servlets
4 5 (7.94%) Ajax
4 5 (7.94%) EJS
4 5 (7.94%) Express
4 5 (7.94%) HTML5
5 3 (4.76%) XHTML
5 3 (4.76%) XML
6 2 (3.17%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.17%) Ember.js
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) Polymer
6 2 (3.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) Windows
3 13 (20.63%) Unix
4 11 (17.46%) AIX
4 11 (17.46%) Solaris
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 22 (34.92%) BDD
3 22 (34.92%) TDD
4 21 (33.33%) Data Management
5 16 (25.40%) Regression Testing
6 15 (23.81%) Quality Management
7 14 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
9 12 (19.05%) ITIL
9 12 (19.05%) Microservices
10 11 (17.46%) Coaching
11 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
12 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (9.52%) CRM
12 6 (9.52%) Web Operations
13 5 (7.94%) Asynchronous Programming
13 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
13 5 (7.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
3 13 (20.63%) C-shell
3 13 (20.63%) Korn
3 13 (20.63%) Perl
4 12 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.35%) Scala
6 3 (4.76%) SQL
7 2 (3.17%) C#
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) MCSA
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.05%) Samba
2 12 (19.05%) Xen
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (7.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.98%) VMware
3 11 (17.46%) Axway
3 11 (17.46%) Genesys
3 11 (17.46%) Informatica
3 11 (17.46%) Oracle
4 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.11%) SAP
5 6 (9.52%) Siebel
5 6 (9.52%) Sun
6 5 (7.94%) Altiris
7 4 (6.35%) HP
8 1 (1.59%) Kofax
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