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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 38 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 25 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.44% - 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Median daily rate £315 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.71% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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
354 87 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 91.24% 82.08% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 51 63
Median daily rate £321 £343 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% +5.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £189 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £451 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
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 5 May 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 - 25 £315 -
Unit Testing
Scotland

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 20 (62.50%) Windows
1 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (50.00%) DNS
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (46.88%) VMware
4 12 (37.50%) WinForms
4 12 (37.50%) Samba
4 12 (37.50%) Linux
4 12 (37.50%) ITIL
4 12 (37.50%) Unix
4 12 (37.50%) C#
4 12 (37.50%) VBScript
4 12 (37.50%) Perl
4 12 (37.50%) C-shell
4 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 12 (37.50%) Korn
4 12 (37.50%) WPF
5 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (34.38%) iSCSI
5 11 (34.38%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (34.38%) XML
5 11 (34.38%) XSD
5 11 (34.38%) Apache
5 11 (34.38%) WAN
5 11 (34.38%) MSI
5 11 (34.38%) SAN

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 11 (34.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) DNS
1 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (34.38%) iSCSI
2 11 (34.38%) SAN
2 11 (34.38%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) SNMP
3 4 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MSI
2 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.13%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Development Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Development Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Build Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Tools Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Unix Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) WinForms
1 12 (37.50%) WPF
2 11 (34.38%) XML
2 11 (34.38%) XSD
3 5 (15.63%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) LAMP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 12 (37.50%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Change Management
2 9 (28.13%) Performance Management
3 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Web Development
4 5 (15.63%) OO
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.50%) Server Building
6 3 (9.38%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 12 (37.50%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) C-shell
2 12 (37.50%) Korn
2 12 (37.50%) Perl
2 12 (37.50%) VBScript
3 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
4 5 (15.63%) C
4 5 (15.63%) C++
4 5 (15.63%) COBOL
4 5 (15.63%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) PL/1
4 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) MCSA
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Samba
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) VMware
2 10 (31.25%) HP
3 8 (25.00%) Altiris
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat