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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 26 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.22% 1.05% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 1.20% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Median daily rate £600 £475 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -3.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.45 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.71%

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
252 249 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.82% 87.06% 83.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 216 202
Median daily rate £500 £420 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £21.29 £67.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.45% +285.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017, 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 20 (86.96%) Java
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) TDD
4 16 (69.57%) Spring
4 16 (69.57%) Maven
4 16 (69.57%) JUnit
4 16 (69.57%) Java EE
4 16 (69.57%) Mockito
4 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
5 15 (65.22%) Cucumber
6 14 (60.87%) GitHub
6 14 (60.87%) WebSphere
6 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (60.87%) BPMN
6 14 (60.87%) BPEL
6 14 (60.87%) Pair Programming
6 14 (60.87%) Scrum
6 14 (60.87%) DevOps
7 13 (56.52%) Publishing
7 13 (56.52%) WebSphere Process Server
7 13 (56.52%) Migration
7 13 (56.52%) JBoss
8 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
9 11 (47.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (47.83%) Alfresco
10 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.04%) C#
11 3 (13.04%) .NET
11 3 (13.04%) SQL Server

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 14 (60.87%) WebSphere
2 13 (56.52%) JBoss
2 13 (56.52%) WebSphere Process Server
3 11 (47.83%) Alfresco
3 11 (47.83%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (8.70%) nginx
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.35%) ColdFusion
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
1 16 (69.57%) JUnit
1 16 (69.57%) Maven
1 16 (69.57%) Mockito
2 15 (65.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) Ant
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
4 1 (4.35%) MSTest
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (56.52%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Java Developer
3 11 (47.83%) Software Developer
3 11 (47.83%) Software Engineer
4 10 (43.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 10 (43.48%) Java Engineer
4 10 (43.48%) Java Software Developer
4 10 (43.48%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Angular Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) Java EE
1 16 (69.57%) Spring
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) jQuery
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
2 3 (13.04%) React
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) Grails
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) J2SE
3 2 (8.70%) JMS
3 2 (8.70%) JSF
3 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 14 (60.87%) BPEL
3 14 (60.87%) BPMN
3 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (60.87%) DevOps
3 14 (60.87%) Pair Programming
3 14 (60.87%) Scrum
4 13 (56.52%) Migration
5 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Product Management
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) Java
2 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) XPath
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) CFML
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) SAP