The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 78 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 2.38% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 3.01% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 30
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £311 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £499 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +4.87%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 2093 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.74% 79.16% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1152 1126
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.90 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Glasgow +16 20 £366 +22.08% 1
Edinburgh -13 4 £475 +9.82% 5
Renfrewshire +15 2 £315 -5.97% 1
Scottish Borders 0 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £205 -
Unit Testing
UK

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) Java
3 21 (30.00%) .NET
4 20 (28.57%) HTML
5 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
6 18 (25.71%) CSS
7 14 (20.00%) MVC
7 14 (20.00%) Finance
7 14 (20.00%) SQL
7 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (18.57%) HTML5
8 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.14%) C#
9 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
10 11 (15.71%) REST
10 11 (15.71%) iOS Development
10 11 (15.71%) Apple iOS
10 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (15.71%) Web Services
10 11 (15.71%) Objective-C
11 10 (14.29%) Scrum
11 10 (14.29%) TDD
11 10 (14.29%) XML
11 10 (14.29%) SOAP
11 10 (14.29%) JUnit
11 10 (14.29%) CSS3
12 9 (12.86%) User Experience
12 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.71%) JBoss
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SNMP
1 1 (1.43%) SSL
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.29%) MySQL
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.43%) DTS
7 1 (1.43%) Ingres
7 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (14.29%) JUnit
4 8 (11.43%) Selenium
4 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.57%) Jasmine
5 6 (8.57%) JIRA
6 5 (7.14%) Maven
7 4 (5.71%) Ant
7 4 (5.71%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.71%) Gradle
7 4 (5.71%) JSUnit
7 4 (5.71%) Subversion
7 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.86%) Hudson
9 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (74.29%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.71%) iOS Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 9 (12.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) UI Developer
7 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Functional Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) .NET
2 20 (28.57%) HTML
3 18 (25.71%) CSS
4 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 13 (18.57%) HTML5
6 11 (15.71%) REST
6 11 (15.71%) Web Services
7 10 (14.29%) CSS3
7 10 (14.29%) SOAP
7 10 (14.29%) XML
8 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework
8 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
8 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (11.43%) JMS
9 8 (11.43%) jQuery
9 8 (11.43%) JSON
10 7 (10.00%) RESTful
11 6 (8.57%) JDBC
11 6 (8.57%) Node.js
11 6 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.86%) iPad
3 2 (2.86%) iPhone
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (1.43%) Life Science
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.00%) MVC
3 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (15.71%) iOS Development
5 10 (14.29%) Scrum
5 10 (14.29%) TDD
6 7 (10.00%) OO
6 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.57%) Automated Testing
7 6 (8.57%) ETL
7 6 (8.57%) Functional Testing
7 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.14%) BDD
8 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Web Development
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.71%) Migration
9 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.71%) SDLC
9 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) Java
2 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.00%) SQL
4 12 (17.14%) C#
5 11 (15.71%) Objective-C
6 7 (10.00%) Apple Swift
7 5 (7.14%) C
8 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.43%) VB
11 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
1 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) MCSA
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle
1 5 (7.14%) VMware
2 3 (4.29%) Apple
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.86%) Reuters
4 1 (1.43%) Altiris
4 1 (1.43%) AppSense
4 1 (1.43%) Brio
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
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