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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 41 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.50% 0.87% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 1.10% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £413 £390 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +56.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
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
272 273 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.30% 79.36% 68.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 234 77
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Median hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £45.00 £23.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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
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 23 July 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (84.62%) Esper
2 11 (84.62%) Visualisation
2 11 (84.62%) Open Source
2 11 (84.62%) Hedge funds
2 11 (84.62%) SciPy
2 11 (84.62%) NumPy
2 11 (84.62%) Time Series Analysis
2 11 (84.62%) Pyramid
2 11 (84.62%) Pandas
2 11 (84.62%) Algorithms
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) KDB
2 11 (84.62%) Quantitative Trading
2 11 (84.62%) Data Acquisition
2 11 (84.62%) Maven
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Refactoring
2 11 (84.62%) Statistics
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Front Office
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) C
2 11 (84.62%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) OO
2 11 (84.62%) Python

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (84.62%) KDB
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
1 11 (84.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (84.62%) Esper
2 11 (84.62%) NumPy
2 11 (84.62%) Pandas
2 11 (84.62%) Pyramid
2 11 (84.62%) SciPy
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Algorithms
1 11 (84.62%) Hedge funds
1 11 (84.62%) Statistics
1 11 (84.62%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) Data Acquisition
2 11 (84.62%) OO
2 11 (84.62%) Open Source
2 11 (84.62%) Quantitative Trading
2 11 (84.62%) Refactoring
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Time Series Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) C
2 11 (84.62%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle