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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 74 91 51
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -40
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 78 48 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.65% 1.59% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 1.99% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 55
Median daily rate £350 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% +0.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £467 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £34.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.29% +6.85%
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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
2468 2418 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.72% 80.25% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1235 1184
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 29 £350 -6.66%
Glasgow +17 27 £325 - 6
Edinburgh -7 16 £400 +6.66% 5
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.04%) JavaScript
3 43 (31.39%) Java
4 38 (27.74%) Linux
5 36 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (24.82%) Jenkins
7 33 (24.09%) Unix
8 32 (23.36%) Security Cleared
8 32 (23.36%) VMware
9 31 (22.63%) CSS
9 31 (22.63%) TCP/IP
10 29 (21.17%) DNS
10 29 (21.17%) Microsoft
10 29 (21.17%) SC Cleared
11 28 (20.44%) SQL
12 27 (19.71%) HTML
12 27 (19.71%) Apache
13 26 (18.98%) Perl
13 26 (18.98%) SQL Server
13 26 (18.98%) JSON
14 25 (18.25%) Windows
15 24 (17.52%) XML
16 23 (16.79%) jQuery
17 22 (16.06%) ITIL
17 22 (16.06%) Finance
18 21 (15.33%) Web Services
18 21 (15.33%) Spring
19 20 (14.60%) Subversion
19 20 (14.60%) Samba
19 20 (14.60%) Korn

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 27 (19.71%) Apache
2 14 (10.22%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.30%) JBoss
4 6 (4.38%) Confluence
4 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.38%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.65%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.65%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.92%) nginx
7 3 (2.19%) CMS
8 2 (1.46%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.46%) Drupal
8 2 (1.46%) GeoServer
8 2 (1.46%) IIS
8 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.73%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.38%) MS Office
2 6 (4.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.46%) iTunes
4 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.63%) TCP/IP
2 29 (21.17%) DNS
3 19 (13.87%) iSCSI
3 19 (13.87%) SAN
3 19 (13.87%) WAN
4 9 (6.57%) DHCP
4 9 (6.57%) SNMP
4 9 (6.57%) SSL
5 8 (5.84%) HTTP
6 5 (3.65%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.19%) FTP
7 3 (2.19%) LDAP
8 2 (1.46%) IPsec
9 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.41%) MongoDB
3 15 (10.95%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.03%) Oracle Database
4 11 (8.03%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.57%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.92%) MySQL
8 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.46%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.46%) DB2
9 2 (1.46%) GIS
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.73%) MS Access
10 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (24.82%) Jenkins
2 20 (14.60%) Subversion
3 18 (13.14%) Git (software)
4 17 (12.41%) JUnit
5 15 (10.95%) JIRA
6 10 (7.30%) Hudson
7 9 (6.57%) Jasmine
8 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (5.11%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.11%) TeamCity
10 6 (4.38%) Bower
10 6 (4.38%) Grunt
10 6 (4.38%) Maven
11 5 (3.65%) Cobertura
11 5 (3.65%) CruiseControl
11 5 (3.65%) Fiddler
11 5 (3.65%) JBehave
11 5 (3.65%) Mockito
11 5 (3.65%) MSI
12 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) Front Office
3 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.19%) Marketing
4 3 (2.19%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Law
6 1 (0.73%) International Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (56.93%) Developer
2 25 (18.25%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.33%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.41%) Unix Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Consultant
5 13 (9.49%) iOS Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Applications Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Build Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) MongoDB Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) T-SQL Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Web Applications Developer
11 3 (2.19%) Agile Developer
11 3 (2.19%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (2.19%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.63%) CSS
2 27 (19.71%) HTML
3 26 (18.98%) JSON
4 24 (17.52%) XML
5 23 (16.79%) jQuery
6 21 (15.33%) Spring
6 21 (15.33%) Web Services
7 20 (14.60%) Node.js
8 18 (13.14%) Hibernate
8 18 (13.14%) SOAP
9 17 (12.41%) AngularJS
10 15 (10.95%) RESTful
11 14 (10.22%) HTML5
11 14 (10.22%) REST
12 12 (8.76%) React
13 11 (8.03%) JPA
14 10 (7.30%) Java EE
14 10 (7.30%) LESS
15 9 (6.57%) hapi
15 9 (6.57%) RefluxJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) iPad
2 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.11%) Replication
4 7 (5.11%) User Experience
5 5 (3.65%) Animation
5 5 (3.65%) Apple TV
5 5 (3.65%) iPhone
5 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.92%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.92%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.46%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.46%) Informatics
7 2 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.73%) iSeries
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.74%) Linux
2 33 (24.09%) Unix
3 25 (18.25%) Windows
4 14 (10.22%) Apple iOS
5 12 (8.76%) Windows Server
5 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.38%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.92%) zOS
8 3 (2.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (16.06%) ITIL
4 17 (12.41%) Scrum
5 14 (10.22%) BDD
5 14 (10.22%) Front End Development
5 14 (10.22%) Integration Testing
5 14 (10.22%) MVC
5 14 (10.22%) OO
5 14 (10.22%) Web Development
6 13 (9.49%) iOS Development
6 13 (9.49%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.03%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.03%) Project Management
8 10 (7.30%) Mentoring
8 10 (7.30%) OOD
8 10 (7.30%) Refactoring
8 10 (7.30%) SDLC
9 9 (6.57%) Service Design
9 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.04%) JavaScript
2 43 (31.39%) Java
3 28 (20.44%) SQL
4 26 (18.98%) Perl
5 20 (14.60%) Bash Shell
5 20 (14.60%) C-shell
5 20 (14.60%) Korn
6 19 (13.87%) C#
7 17 (12.41%) Shell Script
8 15 (10.95%) PowerShell
9 14 (10.22%) Apple Swift
9 14 (10.22%) Objective-C
10 9 (6.57%) ES6
10 9 (6.57%) T-SQL
11 8 (5.84%) CoffeeScript
11 8 (5.84%) PL/SQL
12 6 (4.38%) JSX
12 6 (4.38%) Python
12 6 (4.38%) VBScript
13 4 (2.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (23.36%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.17%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.57%) MCSA
3 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.19%) Degree
5 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 20 (14.60%) Samba
2 15 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.65%) ACF2
4 5 (3.65%) Docker
5 2 (1.46%) Xen
6 1 (0.73%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 16 (11.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (6.57%) SCCM
3 6 (4.38%) zSecure
4 5 (3.65%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.65%) Puppet
5 2 (1.46%) Ansible
5 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.73%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.73%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (23.36%) VMware
2 29 (21.17%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.60%) HP
4 18 (13.14%) Oracle
5 16 (11.68%) Altiris
6 5 (3.65%) Apple
7 4 (2.92%) CA
7 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.19%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.46%) ESRI
9 2 (1.46%) IBM
9 2 (1.46%) Sybase
9 2 (1.46%) Talend
10 1 (0.73%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.73%) Perforce
10 1 (0.73%) Symantec
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Scottish Government
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Posted: 7 days ago