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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 87 69 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 33 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 2.05% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.60% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 19
Median daily rate £391 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.17% +5.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £47.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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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
1584 2234 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.23% 79.02% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 1197 1215
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 24
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Edinburgh +14 18 £413 +20.43% 6
Glasgow -6 12 £388 -13.88% 3
Renfrewshire -5 2 £315 -1.56%
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 43 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) Java
3 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
4 22 (25.88%) HTML
5 21 (24.71%) .NET
6 19 (22.35%) CSS
6 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (21.18%) HTML5
8 17 (20.00%) MVC
8 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 17 (20.00%) C#
8 17 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
10 15 (17.65%) SQL
10 15 (17.65%) Web Services
11 14 (16.47%) JUnit
11 14 (16.47%) REST
11 14 (16.47%) CSS3
12 13 (15.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (15.29%) XML
12 13 (15.29%) SOAP
12 13 (15.29%) User Experience
13 12 (14.12%) JSON
14 11 (12.94%) TDD
14 11 (12.94%) Selenium
14 11 (12.94%) jQuery
14 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
14 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
14 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
14 11 (12.94%) Scrum

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 8 (9.41%) Apache
2 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.71%) CMS
3 4 (4.71%) JBoss
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.18%) Drupal
5 1 (1.18%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.24%) DNS
2 7 (8.24%) iSCSI
2 7 (8.24%) SAN
2 7 (8.24%) WAN
3 4 (4.71%) SNMP
3 4 (4.71%) SSL
4 1 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.71%) MySQL
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.18%) DB2
8 1 (1.18%) GIS
8 1 (1.18%) Ingres
8 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.47%) JUnit
3 13 (15.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (12.94%) Selenium
5 10 (11.76%) Maven
6 9 (10.59%) Visual Studio
7 7 (8.24%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.24%) JIRA
7 7 (8.24%) JSUnit
7 7 (8.24%) WebDriver
8 6 (7.06%) Jasmine
9 5 (5.88%) Ant
10 4 (4.71%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (4.71%) Gradle
10 4 (4.71%) Subversion
11 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
12 2 (2.35%) ClearCase
12 2 (2.35%) MSI
12 2 (2.35%) Xcode
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Front Office
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (71.76%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.12%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (12.94%) iOS Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.24%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.06%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.88%) HTML Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.71%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior UI Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) HTML
2 21 (24.71%) .NET
3 19 (22.35%) CSS
4 18 (21.18%) HTML5
5 17 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 15 (17.65%) Web Services
7 14 (16.47%) CSS3
7 14 (16.47%) REST
8 13 (15.29%) SOAP
8 13 (15.29%) XML
9 12 (14.12%) JSON
10 11 (12.94%) jQuery
11 9 (10.59%) JMS
11 9 (10.59%) Node.js
11 9 (10.59%) RESTful
11 9 (10.59%) Spring
12 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
12 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.24%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) User Experience
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.35%) iPad
4 2 (2.35%) iPhone
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
4 2 (2.35%) Statistics
5 1 (1.18%) Derivative
5 1 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
2 9 (10.59%) Linux
2 9 (10.59%) Unix
3 6 (7.06%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (20.00%) MVC
4 11 (12.94%) iOS Development
4 11 (12.94%) Scrum
4 11 (12.94%) TDD
5 9 (10.59%) OO
6 8 (9.41%) Automated Testing
6 8 (9.41%) ITIL
7 7 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.06%) BDD
8 6 (7.06%) Multithreading
9 5 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.88%) SDLC
9 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.71%) Change Management
10 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.71%) Content Management
10 4 (4.71%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.47%) Java
2 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.00%) C#
4 15 (17.65%) SQL
5 11 (12.94%) Objective-C
6 8 (9.41%) Perl
6 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.24%) Apple Swift
7 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.24%) C-shell
7 7 (8.24%) Korn
7 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.88%) C
8 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (1.18%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.18%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) MCSA
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Samba
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
1 4 (4.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.53%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) HP
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.24%) VMware
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) Altiris
4 3 (3.53%) Apple
4 3 (3.53%) IBM
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.53%) Reuters
5 2 (2.35%) Sybase
6 1 (1.18%) AppSense
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) ESRI
6 1 (1.18%) Perforce
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rate: £420.00 per day
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