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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 74 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 75 59 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.55% 1.99% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.51% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 45
Median daily rate £344 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.26% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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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
2428 2355 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.70% 79.59% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1247 1111
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 63 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 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
Renfrewshire -18 27 £311 -23.80% 1
Glasgow +8 23 £300 -20.00% 6
Edinburgh -1 21 £400 +10.34% 3
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 52 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 35 (26.52%) Linux
4 33 (25.00%) XML
4 33 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (24.24%) VMware
5 32 (24.24%) Java
6 31 (23.48%) Jenkins
7 30 (22.73%) CSS
8 29 (21.97%) Windows
8 29 (21.97%) JSON
9 28 (21.21%) Finance
9 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 25 (18.94%) SC Cleared
10 25 (18.94%) Security Cleared
11 24 (18.18%) Unix
11 24 (18.18%) SQL
12 23 (17.42%) Web Services
12 23 (17.42%) TCP/IP
12 23 (17.42%) Web Development
13 22 (16.67%) DNS
14 21 (15.91%) Apache
14 21 (15.91%) HTML
14 21 (15.91%) SOAP
14 21 (15.91%) Oracle
14 21 (15.91%) SQL Server
14 21 (15.91%) Relational Database
15 20 (15.15%) Apple Swift
15 20 (15.15%) Apple iOS
15 20 (15.15%) Project Management

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 21 (15.91%) Apache
2 17 (12.88%) Node.js
3 9 (6.82%) JBoss
3 9 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.55%) Confluence
4 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.55%) nginx
4 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.79%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.79%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.52%) IIS
6 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.30%) MS Office
3 6 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.52%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.42%) TCP/IP
2 22 (16.67%) DNS
3 14 (10.61%) HTTP
4 12 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 12 (9.09%) SAN
4 12 (9.09%) WAN
5 9 (6.82%) DHCP
6 8 (6.06%) SNMP
6 8 (6.06%) SSL
7 3 (2.27%) FTP
7 3 (2.27%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.52%) IPsec
8 2 (1.52%) LDAP
9 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.91%) Relational Database
1 21 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.36%) RDBMS
3 12 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.27%) MySQL
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.52%) DB2
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.76%) MS Access
10 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (23.48%) Jenkins
2 17 (12.88%) JIRA
3 16 (12.12%) Subversion
4 15 (11.36%) JUnit
5 13 (9.85%) Git (software)
6 11 (8.33%) Jasmine
7 10 (7.58%) MSI
8 9 (6.82%) Eclipse
9 8 (6.06%) Hudson
10 6 (4.55%) Grunt
10 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
11 5 (3.79%) Cobertura
11 5 (3.79%) JBehave
11 5 (3.79%) Maven
11 5 (3.79%) Mockito
12 4 (3.03%) Bower
12 4 (3.03%) NetBeans
12 4 (3.03%) TeamCity
13 3 (2.27%) ClearCase
13 3 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.52%) Front Office
4 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Law
4 2 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) International Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (59.09%) Developer
2 19 (14.39%) iOS Developer
2 19 (14.39%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 12 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Consultant
5 11 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (5.30%) Build Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Development Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Software Development Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Analyst
8 4 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (3.03%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (2.27%) MongoDB Developer
9 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 3 (2.27%) Security Consultant
9 3 (2.27%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.00%) XML
2 30 (22.73%) CSS
3 29 (21.97%) JSON
4 23 (17.42%) Web Services
5 21 (15.91%) HTML
5 21 (15.91%) SOAP
6 19 (14.39%) jQuery
7 16 (12.12%) RESTful
8 15 (11.36%) AngularJS
8 15 (11.36%) Hibernate
8 15 (11.36%) REST
8 15 (11.36%) Spring
9 13 (9.85%) WPF
10 12 (9.09%) HTML5
10 12 (9.09%) React
10 12 (9.09%) WinForms
11 11 (8.33%) hapi
11 11 (8.33%) LESS
11 11 (8.33%) RefluxJS
12 10 (7.58%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) iPad
2 15 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.85%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.30%) Replication
5 6 (4.55%) User Experience
6 5 (3.79%) Animation
6 5 (3.79%) Apple TV
6 5 (3.79%) iPhone
6 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.03%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.52%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.52%) Informatics
8 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.76%) Clustering
9 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.76%) iSeries
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.52%) Linux
2 29 (21.97%) Windows
3 24 (18.18%) Unix
4 20 (15.15%) Apple iOS
5 18 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 18 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.03%) zOS
8 2 (1.52%) Solaris
9 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (17.42%) Web Development
4 20 (15.15%) Project Management
5 19 (14.39%) iOS Development
6 17 (12.88%) Software Engineering
7 16 (12.12%) OO
7 16 (12.12%) Scrum
8 15 (11.36%) Integration Testing
8 15 (11.36%) ITIL
8 15 (11.36%) Refactoring
9 14 (10.61%) SDLC
9 14 (10.61%) Waterfall
10 12 (9.09%) MVC
11 11 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.33%) Service Design
11 11 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (7.58%) BDD
12 10 (7.58%) Front End Development
13 9 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 32 (24.24%) Java
3 24 (18.18%) SQL
4 20 (15.15%) Apple Swift
5 19 (14.39%) C#
5 19 (14.39%) Objective-C
5 19 (14.39%) Perl
5 19 (14.39%) PowerShell
6 14 (10.61%) Bash Shell
7 13 (9.85%) C-shell
7 13 (9.85%) Korn
8 12 (9.09%) VBScript
9 11 (8.33%) ES6
9 11 (8.33%) Shell Script
10 9 (6.82%) PL/SQL
11 7 (5.30%) Python
12 6 (4.55%) C
12 6 (4.55%) C++
12 6 (4.55%) CoffeeScript
12 6 (4.55%) JSX
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) SC Cleared
1 25 (18.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.06%) MCSA
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 17 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.85%) Samba
3 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.79%) ACF2
5 3 (2.27%) Docker
6 2 (1.52%) Xen
7 1 (0.76%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (12.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (11.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (6.06%) SCCM
4 6 (4.55%) zSecure
5 5 (3.79%) BladeLogic
6 3 (2.27%) Puppet
7 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (24.24%) VMware
2 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.91%) Oracle
4 18 (13.64%) HP
5 15 (11.36%) Altiris
6 7 (5.30%) Apple
7 4 (3.03%) CA
8 3 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.52%) IBM
9 2 (1.52%) Sybase
9 2 (1.52%) Talend
10 1 (0.76%) DevExpress
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £416.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago