The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.70% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 47 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.02% 78.33% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 36 60
Median daily rate £363 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £91 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
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 Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 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
County Antrim - 1 - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) NUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) COM
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft