The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 48 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.97% 0.62% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.74% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £524 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% +63.67%
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
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
448 270 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.65% 83.33% 75.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 189 189
Median daily rate £415 £416 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.58% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £15.10 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -10 3 £380 -29.30%
Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
4 11 (64.71%) Scrum
4 11 (64.71%) SonarQube
5 10 (58.82%) Java
5 10 (58.82%) Backbone.js
5 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Java EE
5 10 (58.82%) JSON
5 10 (58.82%) Velocity
6 9 (52.94%) Spring
6 9 (52.94%) Ajax
6 9 (52.94%) Node.js
6 9 (52.94%) HTML5
6 9 (52.94%) HTML
6 9 (52.94%) JUnit
6 9 (52.94%) Perforce
6 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
7 8 (47.06%) CSS
7 8 (47.06%) OO
7 8 (47.06%) JPA
7 8 (47.06%) BDD
7 8 (47.06%) Grunt
7 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
8 7 (41.18%) Performance Optimisation
8 7 (41.18%) JProfiler
8 7 (41.18%) Gradle

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
1 11 (64.71%) SonarQube
2 9 (52.94%) JUnit
3 8 (47.06%) Grunt
4 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
4 7 (41.18%) Gradle
4 7 (41.18%) IntelliJ
4 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
4 7 (41.18%) JProfiler
4 7 (41.18%) Maven
5 6 (35.29%) gulp
6 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
6 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
7 1 (5.88%) Cobertura
7 1 (5.88%) JBehave
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (29.41%) UI Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) VisionPLUS Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
2 10 (58.82%) Backbone.js
2 10 (58.82%) Java EE
2 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 10 (58.82%) Velocity
3 9 (52.94%) Ajax
3 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) HTML5
3 9 (52.94%) Node.js
3 9 (52.94%) Spring
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) JPA
5 7 (41.18%) SOAP
5 7 (41.18%) Spring Boot
6 6 (35.29%) CSS3
6 6 (35.29%) REST
7 5 (29.41%) jQuery
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) TDD
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Scrum
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
5 8 (47.06%) OO
6 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
6 7 (41.18%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (41.18%) RAD
6 7 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (29.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
9 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (11.76%) Build Automation
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 2 (11.76%) Validation
10 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
11 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Perforce
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle