The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 52 72 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.35% 0.55% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 0.68% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £475 £300 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £444 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
499 588 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.87% 80.77% 70.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 423 203
Median daily rate £413 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 12 £413 +5.76% 2
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 15 (93.75%) Java
1 15 (93.75%) AngularJS
2 14 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Maven
3 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (75.00%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) OO
4 11 (68.75%) C
4 11 (68.75%) C++
4 11 (68.75%) Python
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle
4 11 (68.75%) Front Office
4 11 (68.75%) Finance
4 11 (68.75%) KDB
4 11 (68.75%) Visualisation
4 11 (68.75%) Open Source
4 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
4 11 (68.75%) Statistics
4 11 (68.75%) Refactoring
4 11 (68.75%) Hedge funds
4 11 (68.75%) SciPy
4 11 (68.75%) NumPy
4 11 (68.75%) Esper
4 11 (68.75%) Time Series Analysis
4 11 (68.75%) Pyramid
4 11 (68.75%) Pandas
4 11 (68.75%) Algorithms
4 11 (68.75%) Quantitative Trading
4 11 (68.75%) Data Acquisition

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 11 (68.75%) KDB
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
1 11 (68.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Quantitative Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Quality Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) AngularJS
2 11 (68.75%) Esper
2 11 (68.75%) NumPy
2 11 (68.75%) Pandas
2 11 (68.75%) Pyramid
2 11 (68.75%) SciPy
3 4 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE
6 1 (6.25%) JMS
6 1 (6.25%) JPA
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
6 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Algorithms
1 11 (68.75%) Hedge funds
1 11 (68.75%) Statistics
1 11 (68.75%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (68.75%) Data Acquisition
3 11 (68.75%) OO
3 11 (68.75%) Open Source
3 11 (68.75%) Quantitative Trading
3 11 (68.75%) Refactoring
3 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 11 (68.75%) Time Series Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Systematic Trading
6 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) C
2 11 (68.75%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Packer
1 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle