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 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 53 71 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -26
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.04% 0.51% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 0.65% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £438 £478 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.37% +41.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £476 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £480 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
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
466 613 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.25% 78.69% 71.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 429 242
Median daily rate £423 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.10 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +7 10 £350 -26.70% 2
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) MongoDB
2 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
3 12 (70.59%) OO
3 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (64.71%) Maven
4 11 (64.71%) Linux
5 10 (58.82%) Oracle
5 10 (58.82%) C
5 10 (58.82%) C++
5 10 (58.82%) Python
5 10 (58.82%) Finance
5 10 (58.82%) Front Office
5 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
5 10 (58.82%) Statistics
5 10 (58.82%) Refactoring
5 10 (58.82%) KDB
5 10 (58.82%) Esper
5 10 (58.82%) Visualisation
5 10 (58.82%) Open Source
5 10 (58.82%) Hedge funds
5 10 (58.82%) SciPy
5 10 (58.82%) NumPy
5 10 (58.82%) Time Series Analysis
5 10 (58.82%) Pyramid
5 10 (58.82%) Pandas
5 10 (58.82%) Algorithms
5 10 (58.82%) Quantitative Trading
5 10 (58.82%) 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 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) MongoDB
2 10 (58.82%) KDB
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Bower
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Mockito
3 1 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
1 10 (58.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Quality Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
2 10 (58.82%) Esper
2 10 (58.82%) NumPy
2 10 (58.82%) Pandas
2 10 (58.82%) Pyramid
2 10 (58.82%) SciPy
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.88%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Algorithms
1 10 (58.82%) Hedge funds
1 10 (58.82%) Statistics
1 10 (58.82%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (70.59%) OO
3 10 (58.82%) Data Acquisition
3 10 (58.82%) Open Source
3 10 (58.82%) Quantitative Trading
3 10 (58.82%) Refactoring
3 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Time Series Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Android Development
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.88%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) C
2 10 (58.82%) C++
2 10 (58.82%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Packer
1 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Xamarin