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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 78 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 48 68 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.15% 2.13% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.59% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 37
Median daily rate £370 £388 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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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
1818 2628 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.56% 82.33% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1365 1174
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 54 40
Median hourly rate £39.00 £23.35 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.02% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +4 20 £400 +3.22% 5
Glasgow -1 19 £338 -17.68% 2
Renfrewshire -23 6 £280 -15.15%
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 50 (40.00%) Java
2 49 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.20%) JavaScript
4 30 (24.00%) HTML
5 29 (23.20%) SQL
5 29 (23.20%) VMware
5 29 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (22.40%) Jenkins
7 26 (20.80%) TCP/IP
7 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
8 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
8 24 (19.20%) CSS
8 24 (19.20%) JSON
9 23 (18.40%) Security Cleared
9 23 (18.40%) HP
10 22 (17.60%) Linux
10 22 (17.60%) jQuery
11 21 (16.80%) Windows
11 21 (16.80%) JUnit
12 20 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 20 (16.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 20 (16.00%) DNS
12 20 (16.00%) SOAP
12 20 (16.00%) Web Services
12 20 (16.00%) XML
12 20 (16.00%) Unix
12 20 (16.00%) SC Cleared
12 20 (16.00%) Altiris
12 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
13 19 (15.20%) Spring

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 14 (11.20%) Apache
2 9 (7.20%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.60%) JBoss
4 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.00%) CMS
5 5 (4.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.60%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.60%) Drupal
6 2 (1.60%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.80%) IIS
7 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.80%) MS Office
2 6 (4.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.60%) iTunes
3 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.80%) TCP/IP
2 20 (16.00%) DNS
3 13 (10.40%) iSCSI
3 13 (10.40%) SAN
3 13 (10.40%) SNMP
3 13 (10.40%) SSL
3 13 (10.40%) WAN
4 7 (5.60%) DHCP
5 5 (4.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.40%) LDAP
7 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.80%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.20%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.40%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.00%) MySQL
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.60%) DB2
9 2 (1.60%) GIS
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (22.40%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.80%) JUnit
3 17 (13.60%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.60%) Subversion
4 12 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (7.20%) Maven
6 7 (5.60%) Hudson
6 7 (5.60%) JIRA
6 7 (5.60%) Selenium
7 6 (4.80%) Gradle
7 6 (4.80%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.00%) Ant
8 5 (4.00%) Bower
8 5 (4.00%) CruiseControl
8 5 (4.00%) Fiddler
9 4 (3.20%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (3.20%) ClearCase
9 4 (3.20%) JSUnit
9 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.20%) Xcode
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Front Office
3 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Publishing
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) International Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (61.60%) Developer
2 31 (24.80%) Java Developer
3 21 (16.80%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.80%) iOS Developer
4 11 (8.80%) Unix Engineer
5 10 (8.00%) Applications Developer
6 7 (5.60%) Build Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.60%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Consultant
8 5 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Programmer
9 4 (3.20%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.20%) T-SQL Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (2.40%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.00%) HTML
2 24 (19.20%) CSS
2 24 (19.20%) JSON
3 22 (17.60%) jQuery
4 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 20 (16.00%) SOAP
4 20 (16.00%) Web Services
4 20 (16.00%) XML
5 19 (15.20%) Spring
6 16 (12.80%) HTML5
6 16 (12.80%) RESTful
7 15 (12.00%) Node.js
8 14 (11.20%) REST
9 13 (10.40%) .NET
9 13 (10.40%) Hibernate
10 10 (8.00%) CSS3
11 9 (7.20%) Core Data
11 9 (7.20%) JMS
11 9 (7.20%) Sass
12 8 (6.40%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) User Experience
2 8 (6.40%) iPad
3 7 (5.60%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.60%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (5.60%) iPhone
3 7 (5.60%) Replication
4 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.00%) Animation
5 5 (4.00%) Apple TV
6 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.20%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.60%) Derivative
7 2 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.80%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.60%) Linux
2 21 (16.80%) Windows
3 20 (16.00%) Unix
4 12 (9.60%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.40%) Solaris
7 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.80%) Android
8 1 (0.80%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (14.40%) OO
4 16 (12.80%) MVC
5 15 (12.00%) Scrum
6 14 (11.20%) BDD
6 14 (11.20%) ITIL
7 13 (10.40%) Front End Development
7 13 (10.40%) TDD
8 12 (9.60%) Automated Testing
9 11 (8.80%) iOS Development
9 11 (8.80%) OOD
10 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.40%) Server Building
12 7 (5.60%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.80%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (4.80%) Multithreading
13 6 (4.80%) SDLC
13 6 (4.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.00%) Java
2 39 (31.20%) JavaScript
3 29 (23.20%) SQL
4 19 (15.20%) C#
4 19 (15.20%) Perl
5 13 (10.40%) Bash Shell
5 13 (10.40%) C-shell
5 13 (10.40%) Korn
5 13 (10.40%) PowerShell
6 12 (9.60%) Objective-C
7 11 (8.80%) T-SQL
8 10 (8.00%) Apple Swift
8 10 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.40%) CoffeeScript
10 6 (4.80%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.00%) Python
12 3 (2.40%) C
13 2 (1.60%) C++
13 2 (1.60%) PHP
14 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.40%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.40%) MCSA
3 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.60%) Degree
4 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.40%) Samba
2 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.60%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.20%) Docker
5 2 (1.60%) ACF2
6 1 (0.80%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (16.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 20 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (10.40%) SCCM
3 12 (9.60%) PowerCLI
4 4 (3.20%) Puppet
5 3 (2.40%) Ansible
5 3 (2.40%) zSecure
6 2 (1.60%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.80%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.80%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (23.20%) VMware
2 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
3 23 (18.40%) HP
4 20 (16.00%) Altiris
5 12 (9.60%) Oracle
6 7 (5.60%) Apple
7 6 (4.80%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.40%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.40%) Sybase
9 2 (1.60%) ESRI
9 2 (1.60%) IBM
9 2 (1.60%) Reuters
9 2 (1.60%) Talend
10 1 (0.80%) AppSense
10 1 (0.80%) CA
10 1 (0.80%) Perforce
10 1 (0.80%) Symantec
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