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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 20 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.58% - 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Median daily rate £325 - £265
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
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
194 179 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 90.23% 74.58% 84.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 116 103
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 17 (85.00%) Spring
1 17 (85.00%) Java
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) JUnit
2 16 (80.00%) Oracle
3 15 (75.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (55.00%) JSON
5 11 (55.00%) jQuery
6 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 10 (50.00%) Maven
7 9 (45.00%) J2EE
7 9 (45.00%) BDD
8 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (40.00%) JPA
8 8 (40.00%) Web Services
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (35.00%) Sun
9 7 (35.00%) Sun Certification
9 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
9 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
9 7 (35.00%) Validation
9 7 (35.00%) Ajax
9 7 (35.00%) Degree
9 7 (35.00%) JBoss
9 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
9 7 (35.00%) Selenium
9 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (35.00%) SDLC

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 7 (35.00%) JBoss
1 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DMZ
1 2 (10.00%) Extranet
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) JUnit
2 10 (50.00%) Maven
3 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (35.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) Cobertura
4 6 (30.00%) JBehave
4 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (10.00%) Gradle
6 2 (10.00%) JProfiler
7 1 (5.00%) Ant
7 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (35.00%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) Spring
2 15 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (55.00%) jQuery
3 11 (55.00%) JSON
4 9 (45.00%) J2EE
5 8 (40.00%) JPA
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) Ajax
7 6 (30.00%) Java EE
7 6 (30.00%) JSP
7 6 (30.00%) SOAP
8 5 (25.00%) CSS
8 5 (25.00%) JDBC
8 5 (25.00%) Servlets
8 5 (25.00%) Struts
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) XSLT
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) BDD
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
4 7 (35.00%) Validation
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) OO
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (15.00%) SOLID
8 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.00%) MVC
8 2 (10.00%) RAD
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.00%) Open Source
9 1 (5.00%) SOA
9 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VBScript
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
1 7 (35.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Sun
4 3 (15.00%) Twitter
5 2 (10.00%) Perforce