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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 70 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 1.86% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.56% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 12
Median daily rate £453 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.28% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £320 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
Unit Testing
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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
714 663 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.46% 72.46% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 337 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.13 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 15 (33.33%) Java
1 15 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (31.11%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) Web Services
3 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.67%) TDD
4 12 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Maven
5 11 (24.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (24.44%) Linux
5 11 (24.44%) CRM
5 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
6 10 (22.22%) Windows
6 10 (22.22%) SAP
6 10 (22.22%) Ant
6 10 (22.22%) ABAP
6 10 (22.22%) Billing
6 10 (22.22%) RESTful
6 10 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
6 10 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
7 8 (17.78%) Degree
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
7 8 (17.78%) Riak
8 7 (15.56%) REST
8 7 (15.56%) Big Data

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 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) CTI
1 5 (11.11%) RTP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
1 8 (17.78%) Riak
2 7 (15.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Redis
3 1 (2.22%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (24.44%) Maven
3 10 (22.22%) Ant
3 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.67%) JUnit
5 2 (4.44%) Build Forge
5 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.44%) MSTest
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Gradle
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (22.22%) Billing
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Consultant
3 14 (31.11%) Senior Developer
4 13 (28.89%) Java Developer
5 10 (22.22%) CRM Developer
5 10 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (22.22%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 9 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 9 (20.00%) Linux Developer
6 9 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (15.56%) Big Data Developer
7 7 (15.56%) Cloud Developer
7 7 (15.56%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) CRM Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Web Services
2 10 (22.22%) RESTful
3 7 (15.56%) REST
4 6 (13.33%) .NET
5 5 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (8.89%) J2EE
6 4 (8.89%) SOAP
6 4 (8.89%) Spring
7 3 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
8 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.44%) HTML
8 2 (4.44%) HTML5
8 2 (4.44%) JAX-WS
8 2 (4.44%) JMS
8 2 (4.44%) JSON
8 2 (4.44%) Spring Integration
8 2 (4.44%) XSLT
9 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.22%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) W3C
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Functional Testing
2 12 (26.67%) TDD
3 11 (24.44%) CRM
3 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
4 10 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
5 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (15.56%) Document Management
5 7 (15.56%) Information Governance
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) Secure Coding
6 6 (13.33%) SDLC
7 5 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (11.11%) Web Development
8 3 (6.67%) Contact Management
9 2 (4.44%) B2B
9 2 (4.44%) Content Management
9 2 (4.44%) SOA
9 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) ABAP
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) XAML
5 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) SAP
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Xamarin