The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 25 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.95% 0.73% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 0.91% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £450 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £450 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Unit Testing
Northamptonshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
240 219 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 84.81% 80.22% 77.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 169 113
Median daily rate £461 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £8.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.10% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton 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 Northampton

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 20 (74.07%) JSON
2 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
3 18 (66.67%) TDD
3 18 (66.67%) Spring
4 17 (62.96%) JUnit
4 17 (62.96%) Java
4 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (59.26%) BDD
5 16 (59.26%) Hibernate
6 15 (55.56%) Ajax
6 15 (55.56%) Java EE
7 14 (51.85%) JPA
7 14 (51.85%) AngularJS
7 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
8 13 (48.15%) Backbone.js
8 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
8 13 (48.15%) OO
9 12 (44.44%) Oracle
9 12 (44.44%) SOAP
9 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
10 11 (40.74%) SonarQube
10 11 (40.74%) Web Services
10 11 (40.74%) RDBMS
10 11 (40.74%) Scrum
10 11 (40.74%) Perforce
11 10 (37.04%) CSS
11 10 (37.04%) HTML
11 10 (37.04%) HTML5
11 10 (37.04%) jQuery

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
2 6 (22.22%) JBoss
3 3 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DMZ
1 2 (7.41%) Extranet
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
2 11 (40.74%) RDBMS
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) JUnit
2 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 11 (40.74%) SonarQube
5 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 9 (33.33%) Gradle
5 9 (33.33%) JProfiler
5 9 (33.33%) Maven
6 7 (25.93%) IntelliJ
7 6 (22.22%) Cobertura
7 6 (22.22%) Grunt
7 6 (22.22%) gulp
7 6 (22.22%) JBehave
8 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) UI Developer
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) VisionPLUS Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) JSON
2 18 (66.67%) Spring
3 16 (59.26%) Hibernate
4 15 (55.56%) Ajax
4 15 (55.56%) Java EE
5 14 (51.85%) AngularJS
5 14 (51.85%) JPA
6 13 (48.15%) Backbone.js
7 12 (44.44%) SOAP
8 11 (40.74%) Web Services
9 10 (37.04%) CSS
9 10 (37.04%) HTML
9 10 (37.04%) HTML5
9 10 (37.04%) jQuery
9 10 (37.04%) Velocity
10 9 (33.33%) REST
11 8 (29.63%) Spring Boot
12 7 (25.93%) Node.js
13 6 (22.22%) CSS3
14 5 (18.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) TDD
2 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) BDD
4 13 (48.15%) OO
5 11 (40.74%) Scrum
6 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 9 (33.33%) RAD
7 8 (29.63%) Front End Development
8 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (25.93%) Performance Optimisation
8 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (22.22%) SDLC
10 5 (18.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
11 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
12 3 (11.11%) SOLID
13 2 (7.41%) MVC
13 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) Perforce
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Twitter