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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 51 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.20% 1.32% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.57% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £405 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +26.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +4.87%

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
419 255 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.31% 84.44% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 175 204
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £11.50 £18.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) AngularJS
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
4 9 (64.29%) HTML5
4 9 (64.29%) Node.js
4 9 (64.29%) SonarQube
5 8 (57.14%) Velocity
5 8 (57.14%) Backbone.js
5 8 (57.14%) Grunt
5 8 (57.14%) CSS
6 7 (50.00%) Java
6 7 (50.00%) Perforce
6 7 (50.00%) Java EE
6 7 (50.00%) JSON
6 7 (50.00%) Ajax
6 7 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
6 7 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (42.86%) gulp
7 6 (42.86%) JPA
7 6 (42.86%) BDD
7 6 (42.86%) CSS3
7 6 (42.86%) Spring
7 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
7 6 (42.86%) JUnit

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 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
1 9 (64.29%) SonarQube
2 8 (57.14%) Grunt
3 6 (42.86%) gulp
3 6 (42.86%) JUnit
4 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
4 5 (35.71%) Gradle
4 5 (35.71%) IntelliJ
4 5 (35.71%) JProfiler
4 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
6 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) UI Developer
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 1 (7.14%) VisionPLUS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) AngularJS
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) HTML5
2 9 (64.29%) Node.js
3 8 (57.14%) Backbone.js
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) Velocity
4 7 (50.00%) Ajax
4 7 (50.00%) Java EE
4 7 (50.00%) JSON
5 6 (42.86%) CSS3
5 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 6 (42.86%) JPA
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
6 5 (35.71%) Spring Boot
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
9 2 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 7 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
6 5 (35.71%) RAD
7 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
8 3 (21.43%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 2 (14.29%) Validation
9 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 1 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 1 (7.14%) DevOps
10 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Perforce
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle