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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 76 86 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 75 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.51% 1.57% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.98% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 39
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £430 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
Unit Testing
UK

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
2482 2378 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.98% 79.21% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1288 1089
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 25
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 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 4 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
Edinburgh 0 30 £400 +12.67%
Renfrewshire - 25 £315 -
Glasgow +7 17 £338 -10.00% 10
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 35 (28.23%) Linux
4 31 (25.00%) VMware
5 30 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (24.19%) CSS
5 30 (24.19%) Finance
6 29 (23.39%) XML
7 28 (22.58%) Windows
7 28 (22.58%) Java
7 28 (22.58%) Jenkins
8 26 (20.97%) Microsoft
9 24 (19.35%) SQL
9 24 (19.35%) Unix
10 23 (18.55%) JSON
11 22 (17.74%) SC Cleared
11 22 (17.74%) Security Cleared
11 22 (17.74%) Web Services
11 22 (17.74%) DNS
12 21 (16.94%) TCP/IP
12 21 (16.94%) Project Management
12 21 (16.94%) Oracle
12 21 (16.94%) Apache
12 21 (16.94%) Web Development
12 21 (16.94%) Relational Database
13 20 (16.13%) HTML
14 19 (15.32%) Perl
14 19 (15.32%) SOAP
14 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (15.32%) Windows Server

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 (16.94%) Apache
2 17 (13.71%) Node.js
3 8 (6.45%) JBoss
3 8 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.84%) Confluence
4 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.84%) nginx
4 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.03%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.03%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.61%) IIS
6 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.65%) MS Office
3 6 (4.84%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.74%) DNS
2 21 (16.94%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.29%) HTTP
4 12 (9.68%) iSCSI
4 12 (9.68%) SAN
4 12 (9.68%) WAN
5 9 (7.26%) DHCP
6 6 (4.84%) SNMP
6 6 (4.84%) SSL
7 3 (2.42%) FTP
8 2 (1.61%) IPsec
8 2 (1.61%) LDAP
8 2 (1.61%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.94%) Relational Database
2 18 (14.52%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.10%) RDBMS
4 12 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.87%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.84%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.23%) DB2
9 3 (2.42%) MySQL
9 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.81%) MS Access
11 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 17 (13.71%) JIRA
3 14 (11.29%) JUnit
4 13 (10.48%) Subversion
5 11 (8.87%) Jasmine
5 11 (8.87%) MSI
6 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
7 9 (7.26%) Eclipse
8 8 (6.45%) Hudson
9 6 (4.84%) Grunt
9 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
10 5 (4.03%) Cobertura
10 5 (4.03%) JBehave
10 5 (4.03%) Mockito
11 4 (3.23%) Bower
11 4 (3.23%) Maven
11 4 (3.23%) NetBeans
12 3 (2.42%) ClearCase
12 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.61%) PVCS
General
1 30 (24.19%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Banking
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Law
4 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Front Office
5 1 (0.81%) International Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (57.26%) Developer
2 18 (14.52%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.10%) iOS Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Consultant
6 11 (8.87%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Build Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Development Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Software Development Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.23%) Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) Security Consultant
10 3 (2.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Tools Developer
11 2 (1.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.19%) CSS
2 29 (23.39%) XML
3 23 (18.55%) JSON
4 22 (17.74%) Web Services
5 20 (16.13%) HTML
6 19 (15.32%) SOAP
7 17 (13.71%) jQuery
8 16 (12.90%) AngularJS
9 15 (12.10%) RESTful
9 15 (12.10%) Spring
10 14 (11.29%) Hibernate
10 14 (11.29%) REST
10 14 (11.29%) WPF
11 13 (10.48%) WinForms
12 12 (9.68%) React
13 11 (8.87%) hapi
13 11 (8.87%) HTML5
13 11 (8.87%) LESS
13 11 (8.87%) RefluxJS
13 11 (8.87%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.48%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.87%) iPad
4 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.65%) Replication
4 7 (5.65%) User Experience
5 4 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.42%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.61%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.61%) Informatics
7 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Clustering
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) iSeries
8 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.23%) Linux
2 28 (22.58%) Windows
3 24 (19.35%) Unix
4 19 (15.32%) Windows Server
4 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (12.10%) Apple iOS
6 11 (8.87%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.23%) zOS
8 2 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (16.94%) Project Management
3 21 (16.94%) Web Development
4 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering
5 16 (12.90%) Refactoring
6 15 (12.10%) Integration Testing
6 15 (12.10%) iOS Development
6 15 (12.10%) ITIL
6 15 (12.10%) Scrum
6 15 (12.10%) SDLC
6 15 (12.10%) Waterfall
7 12 (9.68%) System Testing
8 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.87%) Front End Development
8 11 (8.87%) Service Design
8 11 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.06%) Change Management
9 10 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (8.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
2 28 (22.58%) Java
3 24 (19.35%) SQL
4 19 (15.32%) Perl
5 18 (14.52%) PowerShell
6 17 (13.71%) C#
7 15 (12.10%) Apple Swift
8 14 (11.29%) Bash Shell
8 14 (11.29%) Objective-C
9 13 (10.48%) C-shell
9 13 (10.48%) Korn
9 13 (10.48%) VBScript
10 11 (8.87%) ES6
10 11 (8.87%) Shell Script
11 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
12 7 (5.65%) Python
13 6 (4.84%) C
13 6 (4.84%) C++
13 6 (4.84%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (4.84%) JSX
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) SC Cleared
1 22 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 6 (4.84%) MCSA
2 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.48%) Samba
3 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.23%) ACF2
5 3 (2.42%) Docker
6 2 (1.61%) Xen
7 1 (0.81%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (12.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (10.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (4.84%) SCCM
4 5 (4.03%) BladeLogic
4 5 (4.03%) zSecure
5 3 (2.42%) Puppet
6 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (25.00%) VMware
2 26 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 21 (16.94%) Oracle
4 16 (12.90%) HP
5 13 (10.48%) Altiris
6 4 (3.23%) CA
7 3 (2.42%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.61%) Apple
8 2 (1.61%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.61%) IBM
8 2 (1.61%) Informatica
8 2 (1.61%) Pega
8 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.61%) Sybase
8 2 (1.61%) Talend
9 1 (0.81%) DevExpress
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