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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 71 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 41 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.97% 0.21% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 0.26% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 4
Median daily rate £475 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
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
1166 778 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.55% 81.04% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 495 473
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 23
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -4 36 £475 +22.58% 3
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) Software Engineering
3 28 (43.75%) BDD
4 27 (42.19%) TDD
4 27 (42.19%) Data Management
5 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
6 25 (39.06%) CSS
6 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (39.06%) Node.js
6 25 (39.06%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (37.50%) Microservices
8 23 (35.94%) AngularJS
9 22 (34.38%) Java
9 22 (34.38%) VMware
10 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (31.25%) DNS
12 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
12 19 (29.69%) Oracle
12 19 (29.69%) ITIL
13 18 (28.13%) Linux
13 18 (28.13%) Apache
14 17 (26.56%) Perl
14 17 (26.56%) WAN
14 17 (26.56%) Samba
14 17 (26.56%) Korn
14 17 (26.56%) C-shell
14 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
14 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
15 16 (25.00%) iSCSI
15 16 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 18 (28.13%) Apache
2 11 (17.19%) Confluence
3 10 (15.63%) nginx
3 10 (15.63%) Tomcat
4 9 (14.06%) OpenStack
5 6 (9.38%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) Jetty
6 1 (1.56%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.56%) OpenROAD
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.56%) SAS
6 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) DNS
2 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
3 17 (26.56%) WAN
4 16 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 16 (25.00%) LDAP
4 16 (25.00%) SAN
5 9 (14.06%) Internet
6 3 (4.69%) SSL
7 2 (3.13%) DHCP
8 1 (1.56%) FTP
8 1 (1.56%) HTTP
8 1 (1.56%) IPsec
8 1 (1.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) MySQL
2 9 (14.06%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) StarTeam
2 13 (20.31%) ClearCase
2 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.31%) GitLab
2 13 (20.31%) JIRA
2 13 (20.31%) Protractor
2 13 (20.31%) webpack
3 9 (14.06%) Eclipse
3 9 (14.06%) IntelliJ
3 9 (14.06%) NetBeans
4 6 (9.38%) Selenium
4 6 (9.38%) SoapUI
5 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.25%) MSI
6 4 (6.25%) NMock
6 4 (6.25%) WiX
7 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.56%) MSTest
8 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) HPUX Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Development Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Development Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Digital Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) CSS
1 25 (39.06%) Node.js
2 23 (35.94%) AngularJS
3 16 (25.00%) Web Services
4 15 (23.44%) LAMP
5 13 (20.31%) EJS
5 13 (20.31%) Express
5 13 (20.31%) XML
6 11 (17.19%) HTML
7 10 (15.63%) jQuery
8 9 (14.06%) D3.js
9 7 (10.94%) .NET
9 7 (10.94%) RESTful
9 7 (10.94%) Spring
10 6 (9.38%) Gherkin
11 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
12 2 (3.13%) HTML5
13 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) CESG
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Solaris
3 15 (23.44%) Unix
4 8 (12.50%) HPUX
4 8 (12.50%) Windows
5 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.69%) AIX
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) Software Engineering
3 28 (43.75%) BDD
4 27 (42.19%) Data Management
4 27 (42.19%) TDD
5 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (37.50%) Microservices
7 19 (29.69%) ITIL
8 16 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (25.00%) MVC
9 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
10 14 (21.88%) Configuration Management
11 13 (20.31%) Asynchronous Programming
11 13 (20.31%) Functional Programming
11 13 (20.31%) SFIA
11 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
12 9 (14.06%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (14.06%) Pair Programming
12 9 (14.06%) Quality Management
12 9 (14.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 22 (34.38%) Java
3 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
3 17 (26.56%) C-shell
3 17 (26.56%) Korn
3 17 (26.56%) Perl
4 6 (9.38%) Groovy
4 6 (9.38%) Scala
5 5 (7.81%) C#
6 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.25%) SQL
6 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 6 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (26.56%) Samba
3 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) VMware
2 19 (29.69%) Oracle
3 15 (23.44%) Red Hat
4 10 (15.63%) HP
5 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.81%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.13%) Altiris
7 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.13%) Lumension
7 2 (3.13%) Symantec
8 1 (1.56%) Google
8 1 (1.56%) IBM
8 1 (1.56%) Spiceworks
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