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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 33 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.60% 0.74% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 0.89% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £450 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
357 336 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.61% 82.76% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 239 181
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.48% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 +11 14 £400 -11.11% 1
Unit Testing
East Midlands

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
2 20 (68.97%) JSON
3 19 (65.52%) Java
4 18 (62.07%) TDD
4 18 (62.07%) Spring
5 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (58.62%) JUnit
5 17 (58.62%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (55.17%) Java EE
6 16 (55.17%) BDD
6 16 (55.17%) AngularJS
6 16 (55.17%) Hibernate
7 15 (51.72%) Ajax
8 14 (48.28%) JPA
8 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
9 13 (44.83%) Backbone.js
9 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
9 13 (44.83%) OO
10 12 (41.38%) SOAP
10 12 (41.38%) CSS
10 12 (41.38%) Oracle
10 12 (41.38%) HTML
10 12 (41.38%) HTML5
10 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
11 11 (37.93%) Web Services
11 11 (37.93%) RDBMS
11 11 (37.93%) Scrum
11 11 (37.93%) Perforce
11 11 (37.93%) SonarQube
12 10 (34.48%) jQuery

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 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.69%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DMZ
1 2 (6.90%) Extranet
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
2 11 (37.93%) RDBMS
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) JUnit
2 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
3 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
4 11 (37.93%) SonarQube
5 9 (31.03%) Eclipse
5 9 (31.03%) Gradle
5 9 (31.03%) JProfiler
5 9 (31.03%) Maven
6 8 (27.59%) Grunt
7 7 (24.14%) IntelliJ
8 6 (20.69%) Cobertura
8 6 (20.69%) gulp
8 6 (20.69%) JBehave
9 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
10 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (17.24%) UI Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.34%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 2 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.45%) VisionPLUS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) JSON
2 18 (62.07%) Spring
3 16 (55.17%) AngularJS
3 16 (55.17%) Hibernate
3 16 (55.17%) Java EE
4 15 (51.72%) Ajax
5 14 (48.28%) JPA
6 13 (44.83%) Backbone.js
7 12 (41.38%) CSS
7 12 (41.38%) HTML
7 12 (41.38%) HTML5
7 12 (41.38%) SOAP
8 11 (37.93%) Web Services
9 10 (34.48%) jQuery
9 10 (34.48%) Velocity
10 9 (31.03%) Node.js
10 9 (31.03%) REST
11 8 (27.59%) Spring Boot
12 6 (20.69%) CSS3
13 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) TDD
2 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (55.17%) BDD
4 13 (44.83%) OO
5 11 (37.93%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) Data Modelling
6 9 (31.03%) Front End Development
6 9 (31.03%) RAD
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (24.14%) Performance Optimisation
7 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (20.69%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (20.69%) SDLC
9 5 (17.24%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
10 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
11 3 (10.34%) SOLID
12 2 (6.90%) Build Automation
12 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
2 19 (65.52%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.34%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) Perforce
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Twitter