The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 29 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 20 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.67% 2.77% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 3.33% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 6
Median daily rate £600 £290 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% -44.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £250 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £360 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
Unit Testing
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 240 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 84.99% 83.04% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 191 272
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +285.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £45.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 24 (88.89%) Java
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Maven
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (55.56%) Spring
5 15 (55.56%) JUnit
6 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
7 13 (48.15%) Java EE
7 13 (48.15%) Mockito
7 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
8 12 (44.44%) Cucumber
9 11 (40.74%) Scrum
9 11 (40.74%) Pair Programming
9 11 (40.74%) Migration
9 11 (40.74%) BPMN
9 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
9 11 (40.74%) BPEL
9 11 (40.74%) GitHub
9 11 (40.74%) DevOps
10 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
10 10 (37.04%) Publishing
10 10 (37.04%) WebSphere Process Server
10 10 (37.04%) JBoss
11 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (29.63%) Alfresco
12 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
12 7 (25.93%) Oracle
12 7 (25.93%) JavaScript

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
2 10 (37.04%) JBoss
2 10 (37.04%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (29.63%) Alfresco
3 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.41%) nginx
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.70%) ColdFusion
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
2 5 (18.52%) KDB
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Maven
2 15 (55.56%) JUnit
3 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
3 13 (48.15%) Mockito
4 12 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) Ant
6 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
6 1 (3.70%) MSTest
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (37.04%) Publishing
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Front Office
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Java Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Java Software Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Quantitative Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Spring
2 13 (48.15%) Java EE
3 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
4 5 (18.52%) Esper
4 5 (18.52%) NumPy
4 5 (18.52%) Pandas
4 5 (18.52%) Pyramid
4 5 (18.52%) SciPy
5 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
6 3 (11.11%) Node.js
6 3 (11.11%) Play Framework
6 3 (11.11%) React
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) HTML
7 2 (7.41%) J2EE
7 2 (7.41%) J2SE
7 2 (7.41%) JMS
7 2 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Algorithms
1 5 (18.52%) Hedge funds
1 5 (18.52%) Statistics
1 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
4 11 (40.74%) BPEL
4 11 (40.74%) BPMN
4 11 (40.74%) DevOps
4 11 (40.74%) Migration
4 11 (40.74%) Pair Programming
4 11 (40.74%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Data Acquisition
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Quantitative Trading
5 5 (18.52%) Refactoring
5 5 (18.52%) Time Series Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) C
5 5 (18.52%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) Scala
7 2 (7.41%) XPath
8 1 (3.70%) CFML
8 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) SAP