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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 79 74 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 55 67 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.12% 2.11% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.60% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 53
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £34.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
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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
2160 2573 2148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.24% 80.96% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1298 1132
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.03 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Glasgow +7 20 £331 -5.35% 5
Renfrewshire -10 20 £345 -8.00%
Edinburgh -20 12 £400 +3.22% 2
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 49 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.59%) Java
3 44 (33.08%) JavaScript
4 35 (26.32%) Linux
4 35 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 34 (25.56%) VMware
5 34 (25.56%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (24.81%) TCP/IP
7 32 (24.06%) Unix
7 32 (24.06%) Security Cleared
8 30 (22.56%) Microsoft
9 29 (21.80%) SQL
9 29 (21.80%) SC Cleared
10 28 (21.05%) DNS
11 27 (20.30%) Perl
11 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
11 27 (20.30%) CSS
12 26 (19.55%) HTML
12 26 (19.55%) Windows
13 25 (18.80%) JSON
14 23 (17.29%) Apache
14 23 (17.29%) HP
15 22 (16.54%) XML
15 22 (16.54%) jQuery
15 22 (16.54%) Node.js
16 21 (15.79%) Spring
17 20 (15.04%) ITIL
17 20 (15.04%) Samba
17 20 (15.04%) Korn
17 20 (15.04%) C-shell

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 23 (17.29%) Apache
2 10 (7.52%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.77%) JBoss
4 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.76%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.76%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.26%) CMS
7 2 (1.50%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.50%) Confluence
7 2 (1.50%) Drupal
7 2 (1.50%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.50%) nginx
8 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.75%) IIS
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS Office
2 6 (4.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) iTunes
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.81%) TCP/IP
2 28 (21.05%) DNS
3 19 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 19 (14.29%) SAN
3 19 (14.29%) WAN
4 12 (9.02%) SNMP
4 12 (9.02%) SSL
5 8 (6.02%) DHCP
6 5 (3.76%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.01%) HTTP
8 3 (2.26%) LDAP
9 1 (0.75%) FTP
9 1 (0.75%) Internet
9 1 (0.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.53%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.77%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.27%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.77%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.77%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.26%) MySQL
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.50%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.50%) DB2
8 2 (1.50%) GIS
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 35 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 18 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.53%) Subversion
3 17 (12.78%) JUnit
4 10 (7.52%) Hudson
4 10 (7.52%) JIRA
5 8 (6.02%) Maven
5 8 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.26%) Jasmine
7 6 (4.51%) Bower
7 6 (4.51%) Grunt
7 6 (4.51%) Selenium
7 6 (4.51%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.76%) Cobertura
8 5 (3.76%) CruiseControl
8 5 (3.76%) Fiddler
8 5 (3.76%) JBehave
8 5 (3.76%) MSI
9 4 (3.01%) ClearCase
9 4 (3.01%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (13.53%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Banking
3 4 (3.01%) Front Office
3 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) International Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Law
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (55.64%) Developer
2 25 (18.80%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.78%) Unix Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) Consultant
6 9 (6.77%) Applications Developer
6 9 (6.77%) iOS Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Build Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) MongoDB Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) T-SQL Developer
10 4 (3.01%) Web Applications Developer
10 4 (3.01%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.26%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.30%) CSS
2 26 (19.55%) HTML
3 25 (18.80%) JSON
4 22 (16.54%) jQuery
4 22 (16.54%) Node.js
4 22 (16.54%) XML
5 21 (15.79%) Spring
6 18 (13.53%) AngularJS
6 18 (13.53%) SOAP
7 17 (12.78%) Web Services
8 16 (12.03%) Hibernate
9 14 (10.53%) RESTful
10 13 (9.77%) HTML5
10 13 (9.77%) REST
11 10 (7.52%) JPA
11 10 (7.52%) React
12 9 (6.77%) Sass
13 8 (6.02%) .NET
13 8 (6.02%) Java EE
13 8 (6.02%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) iPad
2 8 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (5.26%) Replication
3 7 (5.26%) User Experience
4 5 (3.76%) Animation
4 5 (3.76%) Apple TV
4 5 (3.76%) iPhone
4 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.01%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.01%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.50%) Derivative
6 2 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.50%) Health Informatics
6 2 (1.50%) Informatics
6 2 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.32%) Linux
2 32 (24.06%) Unix
3 26 (19.55%) Windows
4 12 (9.02%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.01%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.01%) zOS
7 3 (2.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.56%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (15.04%) ITIL
4 16 (12.03%) Front End Development
4 16 (12.03%) Scrum
5 15 (11.28%) BDD
5 15 (11.28%) OO
6 13 (9.77%) MVC
7 12 (9.02%) OOD
8 11 (8.27%) Software Engineering
9 10 (7.52%) Web Development
10 9 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.77%) Integration Testing
10 9 (6.77%) iOS Development
10 9 (6.77%) TDD
11 8 (6.02%) Automated Testing
11 8 (6.02%) Server Building
11 8 (6.02%) Test Automation
12 7 (5.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.59%) Java
2 44 (33.08%) JavaScript
3 29 (21.80%) SQL
4 27 (20.30%) Perl
5 20 (15.04%) Bash Shell
5 20 (15.04%) C-shell
5 20 (15.04%) Korn
6 19 (14.29%) C#
7 18 (13.53%) PowerShell
8 17 (12.78%) Shell Script
9 10 (7.52%) Apple Swift
9 10 (7.52%) Objective-C
9 10 (7.52%) T-SQL
10 9 (6.77%) CoffeeScript
11 8 (6.02%) PL/SQL
12 7 (5.26%) ES6
13 6 (4.51%) JSX
13 6 (4.51%) Python
13 6 (4.51%) VBScript
14 4 (3.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (24.06%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.80%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.02%) MCSA
3 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.26%) Degree
5 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 20 (15.04%) Samba
2 14 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.76%) ACF2
4 5 (3.76%) Docker
5 1 (0.75%) RACF
5 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 19 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (9.02%) SCCM
3 6 (4.51%) zSecure
4 5 (3.76%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.76%) Puppet
5 3 (2.26%) Ansible
6 1 (0.75%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.75%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 34 (25.56%) VMware
2 30 (22.56%) Microsoft
3 23 (17.29%) HP
4 19 (14.29%) Altiris
5 15 (11.28%) Oracle
6 5 (3.76%) Apple
6 5 (3.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.01%) CA
8 3 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.26%) Sybase
9 2 (1.50%) ESRI
9 2 (1.50%) IBM
9 2 (1.50%) Talend
10 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.75%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.75%) Perforce
10 1 (0.75%) Reuters
10 1 (0.75%) Symantec
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