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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 34 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.72% 3.98% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 4.68% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £325 £306 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -27.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.43 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.32% +10.46%

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
223 171 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 80.80% 85.07% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 134 150
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 - £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Perforce
3 7 (58.33%) Ajax
3 7 (58.33%) JSON
3 7 (58.33%) Velocity
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (58.33%) HTML5
3 7 (58.33%) Node.js
3 7 (58.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (58.33%) SonarQube
3 7 (58.33%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (50.00%) gulp
4 6 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (50.00%) Grunt
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
4 6 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
6 4 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) JPA
6 4 (33.33%) Java EE
6 4 (33.33%) Spring
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Hibernate

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 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (58.33%) SonarQube
2 6 (50.00%) Grunt
2 6 (50.00%) gulp
3 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (25.00%) Gradle
4 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) JProfiler
4 3 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) UI Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) VisionPLUS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Ajax
1 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) HTML5
1 7 (58.33%) JSON
1 7 (58.33%) Node.js
1 7 (58.33%) Velocity
2 6 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (33.33%) Java EE
3 4 (33.33%) JPA
3 4 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 7 (58.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
6 4 (33.33%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) RAD
8 2 (16.67%) Validation
8 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Perforce
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle