The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 21 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 20 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 8.00% 7.48% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.58% 8.16% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 3
Median daily rate £345 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £330 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £436 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Unit Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
233 98 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 93.20% 91.59% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 50 102
Median daily rate £320 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £451 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -69.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Renfrewshire region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Renfrewshire region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -7 20 £345 -8.00%
Unit Testing
Scotland

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 28 (62.22%) TCP/IP
1 28 (62.22%) Security Cleared
2 26 (57.78%) SC Cleared
3 23 (51.11%) DNS
4 19 (42.22%) Samba
4 19 (42.22%) Perl
4 19 (42.22%) ITIL
4 19 (42.22%) Unix
4 19 (42.22%) Windows
4 19 (42.22%) Linux
4 19 (42.22%) C-shell
4 19 (42.22%) Bash Shell
4 19 (42.22%) Korn
5 18 (40.00%) iSCSI
5 18 (40.00%) Apache
5 18 (40.00%) WAN
5 18 (40.00%) SAN
6 17 (37.78%) Shell Script
6 17 (37.78%) VMware
7 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 15 (33.33%) HP
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (28.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (28.89%) Altiris
9 12 (26.67%) C#
10 9 (20.00%) Java
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (20.00%) SSL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 18 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) TCP/IP
2 23 (51.11%) DNS
3 18 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 18 (40.00%) SAN
3 18 (40.00%) WAN
4 9 (20.00%) SNMP
4 9 (20.00%) SSL
5 4 (8.89%) DHCP
6 2 (4.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MSI
1 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.44%) StarTeam
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Unix Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) jQuery
2 5 (11.11%) WinForms
2 5 (11.11%) WPF
2 5 (11.11%) XML
2 5 (11.11%) XSD
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (8.89%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
1 19 (42.22%) Unix
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Change Management
2 6 (13.33%) Prototyping
3 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 5 (11.11%) Server Building
3 5 (11.11%) Web Development
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) Validation
5 2 (4.44%) OO
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.22%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Bash Shell
1 19 (42.22%) C-shell
1 19 (42.22%) Korn
1 19 (42.22%) Perl
2 17 (37.78%) Shell Script
3 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 12 (26.67%) C#
5 9 (20.00%) Java
6 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.33%) VBScript
8 3 (6.67%) SQL
9 2 (4.44%) C
9 2 (4.44%) C++
9 2 (4.44%) COBOL
9 2 (4.44%) PL/1
9 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) Security Cleared
2 26 (57.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) MCSA
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Samba
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 13 (28.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) VMware
2 15 (33.33%) HP
3 13 (28.89%) Altiris
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec