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 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 62 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.91% 2.28% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 3.00% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 9
Median daily rate £465 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £320 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.85%
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
694 634 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.13% 76.20% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 316 321
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.12 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 11 (34.38%) C#
1 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
2 10 (31.25%) SAP IS-U
2 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
2 10 (31.25%) ABAP
2 10 (31.25%) SAP
2 10 (31.25%) Billing
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) CRM
4 7 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) Java
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) XAML
6 5 (15.63%) RTP
6 5 (15.63%) CTI
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) SAP Smart Forms
6 5 (15.63%) REST
6 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared

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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) CTI
1 5 (15.63%) RTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
1 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.38%) Riak
2 2 (6.25%) VoltDB
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) Ant
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) MSTest
4 1 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.13%) Build Forge
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Gradle
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 10 (31.25%) Billing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (18.75%) CRM Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (9.38%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 5 (15.63%) REST
3 5 (15.63%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (12.50%) SOAP
5 3 (9.38%) JSON
5 3 (9.38%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Django
6 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE
6 1 (3.13%) JAX-WS
6 1 (3.13%) JMS
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
6 1 (3.13%) WCF
6 1 (3.13%) WPF
6 1 (3.13%) XML
6 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
1 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
2 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (21.88%) CRM
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (9.38%) B2B
8 3 (9.38%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
8 3 (9.38%) Contact Management
8 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.38%) Document Management
8 3 (9.38%) Information Governance
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Secure Coding
8 3 (9.38%) SOA
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) ABAP
3 5 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) XAML
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin