The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 63 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 1.79% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.37% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 12
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 718 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.66% 75.42% 68.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 436 398
Median daily rate £403 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) OOD
4 8 (47.06%) SOA
4 8 (47.06%) MSTest
4 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (47.06%) SDLC
5 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (41.18%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (41.18%) SOAP
5 7 (41.18%) OO
5 7 (41.18%) B2B
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) JSON
6 6 (35.29%) REST
6 6 (35.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 5 (29.41%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) WPF
9 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
9 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
9 3 (17.65%) TDD
9 3 (17.65%) Spring
9 3 (17.65%) Maven
9 3 (17.65%) HTML

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (41.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Hazelcast
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MSTest
2 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) JUnit
3 3 (17.65%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) Bower
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Gradle
5 1 (5.88%) Grunt
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (5.88%) LoadUI
5 1 (5.88%) Mockito
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SOA Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) WCF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) SOAP
4 6 (35.29%) JSON
4 6 (35.29%) REST
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) WPF
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) OSGi
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Node.js
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) OOD
1 8 (47.06%) SDLC
1 8 (47.06%) SOA
2 7 (41.18%) B2B
2 7 (41.18%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle