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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 37 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.30% 0.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 1.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £478 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.29% +6.85%
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
236 280 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 77.89% 80.46% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 235 96
Median daily rate £410 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £36.25 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.86% +144.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) MongoDB
2 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
3 10 (83.33%) Esper
3 10 (83.33%) Open Source
3 10 (83.33%) Statistics
3 10 (83.33%) Visualisation
3 10 (83.33%) Hedge funds
3 10 (83.33%) SciPy
3 10 (83.33%) NumPy
3 10 (83.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 10 (83.33%) Pyramid
3 10 (83.33%) Pandas
3 10 (83.33%) Algorithms
3 10 (83.33%) Quantitative Trading
3 10 (83.33%) Data Acquisition
3 10 (83.33%) C
3 10 (83.33%) C++
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 10 (83.33%) Front Office
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) OO
3 10 (83.33%) Python
3 10 (83.33%) Maven
3 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) Refactoring
3 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (83.33%) KDB

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 11 (91.67%) MongoDB
2 10 (83.33%) KDB
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
1 10 (83.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (83.33%) Esper
2 10 (83.33%) NumPy
2 10 (83.33%) Pandas
2 10 (83.33%) Pyramid
2 10 (83.33%) SciPy
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Algorithms
1 10 (83.33%) Hedge funds
1 10 (83.33%) Statistics
1 10 (83.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Data Acquisition
2 10 (83.33%) OO
2 10 (83.33%) Open Source
2 10 (83.33%) Quantitative Trading
2 10 (83.33%) Refactoring
2 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) C
2 10 (83.33%) C++
2 10 (83.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin