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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 3.17% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 4.05% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 14
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.45 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.71%

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
575 741 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.99% 78.41% 71.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 445 363
Median daily rate £425 £420 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 6 (28.57%) Spring
5 6 (28.57%) Maven
5 6 (28.57%) SOA
5 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) JUnit
5 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 6 (28.57%) SDLC
6 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (23.81%) MSTest
6 5 (23.81%) WPF
6 5 (23.81%) OOD
6 5 (23.81%) SOAP
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) B2B
7 4 (19.05%) Sun Certification
7 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server

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 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) Hazelcast
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 6 (28.57%) JUnit
1 6 (28.57%) Maven
2 5 (23.81%) MSTest
3 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.52%) Bower
5 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
5 2 (9.52%) Grunt
6 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.76%) Hudson
6 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
6 1 (4.76%) Mockito
6 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (19.05%) WPF Developer
6 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Consultant
6 3 (14.29%) Consultant
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
7 2 (9.52%) C# Programmer
7 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Programmer
7 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) SOA Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Web Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 6 (28.57%) Spring
4 5 (23.81%) SOAP
4 5 (23.81%) WPF
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) JSON
5 4 (19.05%) REST
6 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
7 2 (9.52%) LINQ
7 2 (9.52%) Node.js
7 2 (9.52%) OSGi
7 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) SDLC
2 6 (28.57%) SOA
2 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 5 (23.81%) OOD
4 4 (19.05%) B2B
4 4 (19.05%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle