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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 39 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.88% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £380 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.30% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
299 172 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 87.68% 80.75% 70.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 122 110
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £15.75 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (73.33%) SonarQube
4 10 (66.67%) Backbone.js
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (66.67%) JSON
4 10 (66.67%) Velocity
5 9 (60.00%) Ajax
5 9 (60.00%) Spring
5 9 (60.00%) Java EE
5 9 (60.00%) Perforce
5 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (60.00%) JUnit
6 8 (53.33%) Java
6 8 (53.33%) OO
6 8 (53.33%) JPA
6 8 (53.33%) BDD
6 8 (53.33%) Front End Development
7 7 (46.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (46.67%) JProfiler
7 7 (46.67%) Gradle
7 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
7 7 (46.67%) Spring Boot
7 7 (46.67%) Node.js
7 7 (46.67%) HTML5

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 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
1 11 (73.33%) SonarQube
2 9 (60.00%) JUnit
3 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (46.67%) Gradle
3 7 (46.67%) IntelliJ
3 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) JProfiler
3 7 (46.67%) Maven
4 6 (40.00%) Grunt
4 6 (40.00%) gulp
5 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (6.67%) Cobertura
6 1 (6.67%) JBehave
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) VisionPLUS Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
2 10 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 10 (66.67%) JSON
2 10 (66.67%) Velocity
3 9 (60.00%) Ajax
3 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (60.00%) Java EE
3 9 (60.00%) Spring
4 8 (53.33%) JPA
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 7 (46.67%) Node.js
5 7 (46.67%) SOAP
5 7 (46.67%) Spring Boot
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) CSS3
6 6 (40.00%) REST
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 8 (53.33%) Front End Development
5 8 (53.33%) OO
6 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
6 7 (46.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (46.67%) RAD
6 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
9 3 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (13.33%) Validation
10 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 1 (6.67%) DevOps
11 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Perforce
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle