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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 21 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.92% 5.59% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 6.02% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £340 £335 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -20.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.43 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.32% +10.46%

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
43 133 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 82.69% 93.01% 87.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 92 65
Median daily rate £350 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £438 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +13 1 £340 +1.49%
Unit Testing
Scotland

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) MSI
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSD
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C-shell
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat