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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 45 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 18 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.58% 3.63% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 4.56% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 11
Median daily rate £400 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £398 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.43 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.32% +10.46%

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
565 812 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.83% 79.61% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 477 375
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) JUnit
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 7 (31.82%) SOA
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 6 (27.27%) C#
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
7 5 (22.73%) Jaspersoft
7 5 (22.73%) Spring
7 5 (22.73%) Maven
7 5 (22.73%) Web Development
7 5 (22.73%) JIRA
8 4 (18.18%) Sun Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 4 (18.18%) WPF
9 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
9 3 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle CX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) JUnit
2 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
3 3 (13.64%) TestDirector
4 2 (9.09%) Bower
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) Grunt
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) MSTest
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (18.18%) WPF Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Integration Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# Programmer
7 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Programmer
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.55%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) Spring
4 4 (18.18%) WPF
5 3 (13.64%) Middleware
5 3 (13.64%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) LINQ
6 2 (9.09%) Node.js
6 2 (9.09%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 5 (22.73%) Web Development
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 3 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (9.09%) BMC
3 2 (9.09%) Remedy