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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 33 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 29 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.11% 1.16% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 1.42% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 2
Median daily rate £560 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £276 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £480 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 424 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.25% 81.85% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 343 339
Median daily rate £475 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £157 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 27
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.70 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +19 17 £600 +26.31%
Kidlington - 3 £450 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (70.00%) Java
3 29 (58.00%) SQL
4 28 (56.00%) Spring
5 26 (52.00%) Maven
5 26 (52.00%) Java EE
5 26 (52.00%) JUnit
5 26 (52.00%) Mockito
6 24 (48.00%) TDD
7 22 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (44.00%) Jenkins
8 21 (42.00%) Cucumber
9 20 (40.00%) JBoss
10 19 (38.00%) WebSphere
11 18 (36.00%) Pair Programming
11 18 (36.00%) BPEL
11 18 (36.00%) BPMN
11 18 (36.00%) Scrum
11 18 (36.00%) GitHub
11 18 (36.00%) DevOps
12 17 (34.00%) Migration
12 17 (34.00%) WebSphere Process Server
13 15 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
14 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
15 13 (26.00%) Publishing
16 12 (24.00%) Regression Testing
16 12 (24.00%) .NET
17 11 (22.00%) Alfresco
17 11 (22.00%) React

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 20 (40.00%) JBoss
2 19 (38.00%) WebSphere
3 17 (34.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 15 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (22.00%) Alfresco
6 8 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (12.00%) nginx
8 3 (6.00%) ColdFusion
9 2 (4.00%) CMS
9 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
10 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) GitHub
2 7 (14.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (52.00%) JUnit
1 26 (52.00%) Maven
1 26 (52.00%) Mockito
2 22 (44.00%) Jenkins
3 21 (42.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (16.00%) Ant
5 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) Subversion
7 2 (4.00%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.00%) Selenium
8 1 (2.00%) JMeter
8 1 (2.00%) LabVIEW
8 1 (2.00%) MSTest
8 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (26.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (86.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (26.00%) Software Developer
4 12 (24.00%) Senior Developer
5 11 (22.00%) Software Engineer
6 10 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 10 (20.00%) Java Engineer
6 10 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (18.00%) .NET Developer
8 8 (16.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (14.00%) Salesforce Developer
9 7 (14.00%) Senior Salesforce Developer
10 6 (12.00%) Angular Developer
11 4 (8.00%) QA Leader
11 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
12 3 (6.00%) ColdFusion Developer
12 3 (6.00%) J2EE Developer
12 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (56.00%) Spring
2 26 (52.00%) Java EE
3 12 (24.00%) .NET
4 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (22.00%) Node.js
4 11 (22.00%) React
5 9 (18.00%) jQuery
5 9 (18.00%) REST
5 9 (18.00%) XML
6 8 (16.00%) Grails
6 8 (16.00%) JMS
6 8 (16.00%) JSF
6 8 (16.00%) Play Framework
6 8 (16.00%) Spring MVC
7 7 (14.00%) Middleware
8 6 (12.00%) J2EE
8 6 (12.00%) J2SE
9 4 (8.00%) HTML
10 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) TDD
3 22 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (36.00%) BPEL
4 18 (36.00%) BPMN
4 18 (36.00%) DevOps
4 18 (36.00%) Pair Programming
4 18 (36.00%) Scrum
5 17 (34.00%) Migration
6 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (24.00%) Regression Testing
8 9 (18.00%) MVC
9 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Process Improvement
9 8 (16.00%) Project Management
9 8 (16.00%) SOA
10 7 (14.00%) High Availability
10 7 (14.00%) Line Management
10 7 (14.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) Java
2 29 (58.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (16.00%) XPath
6 7 (14.00%) Apex Code
6 7 (14.00%) Perl
6 7 (14.00%) Python
7 3 (6.00%) CFML
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Ansible
1 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
1 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.00%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (14.00%) Sophos
4 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Talend