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 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 55 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.34% 3.51% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 4.35% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 10
Median daily rate £388 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £413 £550
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
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
308 276 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.57% 80.70% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 236 152
Median daily rate £425 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.10
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 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 27 September 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 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) MongoDB
3 11 (78.57%) C++
3 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
4 10 (71.43%) Statistics
4 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (71.43%) KDB
4 10 (71.43%) Maven
4 10 (71.43%) Esper
4 10 (71.43%) Time Series Analysis
4 10 (71.43%) Pyramid
4 10 (71.43%) Pandas
4 10 (71.43%) Algorithms
4 10 (71.43%) Visualisation
4 10 (71.43%) Open Source
4 10 (71.43%) Hedge funds
4 10 (71.43%) SciPy
4 10 (71.43%) NumPy
4 10 (71.43%) C
4 10 (71.43%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) OO
4 10 (71.43%) Python
4 10 (71.43%) Oracle
4 10 (71.43%) Front Office
4 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 10 (71.43%) Quantitative Trading
4 10 (71.43%) Data Acquisition

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 12 (85.71%) MongoDB
2 10 (71.43%) KDB
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
1 10 (71.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 10 (71.43%) Esper
2 10 (71.43%) NumPy
2 10 (71.43%) Pandas
2 10 (71.43%) Pyramid
2 10 (71.43%) SciPy
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Algorithms
1 10 (71.43%) Hedge funds
1 10 (71.43%) Statistics
1 10 (71.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (71.43%) Data Acquisition
3 10 (71.43%) OO
3 10 (71.43%) Open Source
3 10 (71.43%) Quantitative Trading
3 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
3 10 (71.43%) Time Series Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) C++
3 10 (71.43%) C
3 10 (71.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle