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 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 53 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.57% 1.24% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.65% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £388 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £378 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
Unit Testing
Berkshire

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
588 729 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.06% 75.15% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 465 323
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 8
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £15.90 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £38.84 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 August 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 25 August 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 12 (60.00%) C#
1 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (45.00%) MSTest
4 9 (45.00%) SOAP
4 9 (45.00%) OOD
4 9 (45.00%) SOA
4 9 (45.00%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (45.00%) B2B
5 8 (40.00%) OO
5 8 (40.00%) JSON
5 8 (40.00%) REST
5 8 (40.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
9 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
9 2 (10.00%) WPF
9 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (10.00%) VoltDB

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 9 (45.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) VoltDB
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (45.00%) MSTest
3 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Mockito
4 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SOA Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Architect
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) SOAP
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
4 8 (40.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) WPF
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.00%) EclipseLink
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) iBATIS
6 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.00%) LESS
6 1 (5.00%) OSGi
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) Sass
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) SDLC
2 9 (45.00%) B2B
2 9 (45.00%) OOD
2 9 (45.00%) SOA
3 8 (40.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 8 (40.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) XAML
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft