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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 27 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.94% 0.70% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 0.91% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £325 £450 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +60.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
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
194 220 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 81.51% 76.92% 78.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 164 109
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.52 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.90% +23.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 August 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 15 (78.95%) Spring
2 14 (73.68%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) JUnit
3 13 (68.42%) Hibernate
3 13 (68.42%) JSON
4 11 (57.89%) Java EE
4 11 (57.89%) BDD
4 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
4 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) Oracle
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (52.63%) JPA
6 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
6 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 9 (47.37%) OO
6 9 (47.37%) TDD
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (42.11%) SOAP
7 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
7 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
7 8 (42.11%) Ajax
8 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
8 7 (36.84%) jQuery
8 7 (36.84%) Backbone.js
8 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 7 (36.84%) Maven
9 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
9 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling

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 (42.11%) WebLogic
2 6 (31.58%) JBoss
3 3 (15.79%) CMS
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DMZ
1 2 (10.53%) Extranet
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) JUnit
2 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) Maven
4 6 (31.58%) Cobertura
4 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
4 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
4 6 (31.58%) Gradle
4 6 (31.58%) JBehave
4 6 (31.58%) JProfiler
5 4 (21.05%) IntelliJ
5 4 (21.05%) SonarQube
6 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
8 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) VisionPLUS Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Spring
2 13 (68.42%) Hibernate
2 13 (68.42%) JSON
3 11 (57.89%) Java EE
4 10 (52.63%) JPA
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) Ajax
6 8 (42.11%) SOAP
7 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
7 7 (36.84%) Backbone.js
7 7 (36.84%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) REST
8 5 (26.32%) Spring Boot
8 5 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) XSLT
9 4 (21.05%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) J2EE
9 4 (21.05%) JDBC
10 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) BDD
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) OO
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
6 6 (31.58%) RAD
6 6 (31.58%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) SOLID
9 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
9 2 (10.53%) MVC
9 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 1 (5.26%) Open Source
10 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VBScript
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Perforce
4 3 (15.79%) Twitter
5 1 (5.26%) Sun