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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 46 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.41% 1.29% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 1.60% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 0
Median daily rate £523 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +5.80%

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
507 437 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.51% 80.78% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 350 355
Median daily rate £475 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 23
Median hourly rate £23.19 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.53% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £110.25 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +9 10 £600 +26.31% 1
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (74.58%) Java
3 36 (61.02%) SQL
3 36 (61.02%) Spring
4 34 (57.63%) Mockito
5 33 (55.93%) Maven
5 33 (55.93%) Java EE
5 33 (55.93%) TDD
5 33 (55.93%) JUnit
6 30 (50.85%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (50.85%) Jenkins
7 28 (47.46%) Cucumber
8 27 (45.76%) JBoss
9 26 (44.07%) WebSphere
10 25 (42.37%) Pair Programming
10 25 (42.37%) Scrum
10 25 (42.37%) GitHub
10 25 (42.37%) DevOps
11 23 (38.98%) BPEL
11 23 (38.98%) BPMN
12 22 (37.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
14 18 (30.51%) Migration
14 18 (30.51%) WebSphere Process Server
15 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
15 15 (25.42%) JMS
16 14 (23.73%) Publishing
17 12 (20.34%) Regression Testing
17 12 (20.34%) .NET
18 11 (18.64%) Alfresco

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 27 (45.76%) JBoss
2 26 (44.07%) WebSphere
3 22 (37.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (30.51%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (18.64%) Alfresco
6 8 (13.56%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (10.17%) nginx
8 3 (5.08%) ColdFusion
9 2 (3.39%) CMS
9 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (42.37%) GitHub
2 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.86%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Couchbase
2 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (57.63%) Mockito
2 33 (55.93%) JUnit
2 33 (55.93%) Maven
3 30 (50.85%) Jenkins
4 28 (47.46%) Cucumber
5 8 (13.56%) Ant
5 8 (13.56%) Selenium
6 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
7 5 (8.47%) JIRA
8 3 (5.08%) Subversion
9 2 (3.39%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.39%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.69%) JMeter
10 1 (1.69%) LabVIEW
10 1 (1.69%) MSTest
10 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (23.73%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (84.75%) Developer
2 27 (45.76%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Senior Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Software Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Software Engineer
5 11 (18.64%) Java Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (15.25%) .NET Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (11.86%) Salesforce Developer
9 7 (11.86%) Senior Salesforce Developer
10 6 (10.17%) Angular Developer
11 5 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (6.78%) QA Leader
12 4 (6.78%) Test Leader
13 3 (5.08%) Agile Developer
13 3 (5.08%) AWS Developer
13 3 (5.08%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (61.02%) Spring
2 33 (55.93%) Java EE
3 15 (25.42%) JMS
4 12 (20.34%) .NET
5 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
5 11 (18.64%) Node.js
5 11 (18.64%) React
6 10 (16.95%) REST
6 10 (16.95%) XML
7 9 (15.25%) jQuery
7 9 (15.25%) Spring MVC
8 8 (13.56%) Grails
8 8 (13.56%) JSF
8 8 (13.56%) Play Framework
8 8 (13.56%) SOAP
9 7 (11.86%) Apache Camel
9 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
9 7 (11.86%) Middleware
9 7 (11.86%) RESTful
9 7 (11.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.93%) TDD
3 30 (50.85%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (42.37%) DevOps
4 25 (42.37%) Pair Programming
4 25 (42.37%) Scrum
5 23 (38.98%) BPEL
5 23 (38.98%) BPMN
6 18 (30.51%) Migration
7 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
8 12 (20.34%) Regression Testing
9 10 (16.95%) MVC
10 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
10 8 (13.56%) Integration Testing
10 8 (13.56%) Process Improvement
10 8 (13.56%) Project Management
10 8 (13.56%) SOA
11 7 (11.86%) BDD
11 7 (11.86%) High Availability
11 7 (11.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) Java
2 36 (61.02%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) C#
5 8 (13.56%) Python
5 8 (13.56%) XPath
6 7 (11.86%) Apex Code
6 7 (11.86%) Perl
7 3 (5.08%) CFML
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.69%) Scala
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Ansible
1 7 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
1 7 (11.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (11.86%) Sophos
4 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Talend