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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 70 77 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 57 60 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.52% 1.85% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.26% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 44
Median daily rate £358 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £468 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
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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
1868 2653 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.65% 81.71% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1381 1121
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 August 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 August 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 +10 20 £350 - 2
Edinburgh -4 17 £400 +2.56% 2
Renfrewshire +2 16 £350 +6.06% 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (38.17%) Java
2 42 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 32 (24.43%) TCP/IP
5 31 (23.66%) Security Cleared
5 31 (23.66%) Jenkins
6 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (22.14%) VMware
6 29 (22.14%) Linux
7 28 (21.37%) SQL
7 28 (21.37%) SC Cleared
8 27 (20.61%) HTML
8 27 (20.61%) Unix
8 27 (20.61%) DNS
8 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
9 26 (19.85%) Perl
10 25 (19.08%) SQL Server
10 25 (19.08%) JSON
11 24 (18.32%) CSS
11 24 (18.32%) Windows
11 24 (18.32%) HP
12 21 (16.03%) ITIL
12 21 (16.03%) SOAP
12 21 (16.03%) XML
12 21 (16.03%) JUnit
12 21 (16.03%) Spring
13 20 (15.27%) Korn
13 20 (15.27%) Samba
13 20 (15.27%) C#
13 20 (15.27%) Apache

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 20 (15.27%) Apache
2 9 (6.87%) JBoss
2 9 (6.87%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.82%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.29%) CMS
7 2 (1.53%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.53%) Drupal
7 2 (1.53%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) MS Office
2 6 (4.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.53%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.43%) TCP/IP
2 27 (20.61%) DNS
3 19 (14.50%) iSCSI
3 19 (14.50%) SAN
3 19 (14.50%) WAN
4 12 (9.16%) SNMP
4 12 (9.16%) SSL
5 7 (5.34%) DHCP
6 5 (3.82%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.29%) LDAP
8 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.21%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.92%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.40%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.11%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.29%) MySQL
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.53%) DB2
9 2 (1.53%) GIS
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (23.66%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.03%) JUnit
3 17 (12.98%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.21%) Subversion
5 9 (6.87%) Maven
6 8 (6.11%) JIRA
6 8 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.34%) Hudson
7 7 (5.34%) Selenium
8 6 (4.58%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.82%) Bower
9 5 (3.82%) CruiseControl
9 5 (3.82%) Fiddler
10 4 (3.05%) ClearCase
10 4 (3.05%) Cobertura
10 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.05%) Grunt
10 4 (3.05%) JBehave
10 4 (3.05%) JSUnit
10 4 (3.05%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (13.74%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Front Office
3 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) International Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (54.96%) Developer
2 31 (23.66%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.50%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.98%) Unix Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Applications Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Consultant
7 7 (5.34%) Build Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) iOS Developer
8 6 (4.58%) MongoDB Developer
9 5 (3.82%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.05%) T-SQL Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.61%) HTML
2 25 (19.08%) JSON
3 24 (18.32%) CSS
4 21 (16.03%) SOAP
4 21 (16.03%) Spring
4 21 (16.03%) XML
5 19 (14.50%) jQuery
5 19 (14.50%) Web Services
6 18 (13.74%) Node.js
7 17 (12.98%) AngularJS
8 15 (11.45%) Hibernate
9 14 (10.69%) REST
9 14 (10.69%) RESTful
10 13 (9.92%) HTML5
11 10 (7.63%) .NET
12 9 (6.87%) JPA
12 9 (6.87%) Sass
13 8 (6.11%) JDBC
13 8 (6.11%) React
14 7 (5.34%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) iPad
2 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (5.34%) Replication
3 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.58%) User Experience
4 5 (3.82%) Animation
4 5 (3.82%) Apple TV
4 5 (3.82%) iPhone
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.05%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.05%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.53%) Derivative
6 2 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.53%) Health Informatics
6 2 (1.53%) Informatics
6 2 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.14%) Linux
2 27 (20.61%) Unix
3 24 (18.32%) Windows
4 10 (7.63%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.34%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.05%) zOS
7 3 (2.29%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.29%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (16.03%) ITIL
4 17 (12.98%) OO
5 14 (10.69%) BDD
6 13 (9.92%) Front End Development
6 13 (9.92%) MVC
6 13 (9.92%) Scrum
7 11 (8.40%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.63%) Automated Testing
9 9 (6.87%) OOD
10 8 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (6.11%) Server Building
10 8 (6.11%) TDD
10 8 (6.11%) Web Development
11 7 (5.34%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.34%) Integration Testing
11 7 (5.34%) SDLC
11 7 (5.34%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 50 (38.17%) Java
2 39 (29.77%) JavaScript
3 28 (21.37%) SQL
4 26 (19.85%) Perl
5 20 (15.27%) Bash Shell
5 20 (15.27%) C#
5 20 (15.27%) C-shell
5 20 (15.27%) Korn
6 17 (12.98%) Shell Script
7 16 (12.21%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.63%) T-SQL
9 8 (6.11%) CoffeeScript
10 7 (5.34%) Apple Swift
10 7 (5.34%) Objective-C
11 6 (4.58%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.82%) Python
13 4 (3.05%) ES6
13 4 (3.05%) JSX
13 4 (3.05%) VBScript
14 3 (2.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (23.66%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.37%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.16%) MCSA
3 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.53%) Degree
4 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 20 (15.27%) Samba
2 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.82%) ACF2
5 4 (3.05%) Docker
6 1 (0.76%) RACF
Systems Management
1 19 (14.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 19 (14.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (9.16%) SCCM
3 6 (4.58%) zSecure
4 4 (3.05%) BladeLogic
4 4 (3.05%) Puppet
5 3 (2.29%) Ansible
6 1 (0.76%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.76%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) VMware
2 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.32%) HP
4 19 (14.50%) Altiris
5 14 (10.69%) Oracle
6 6 (4.58%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.82%) Apple
8 4 (3.05%) CA
9 3 (2.29%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.29%) Sybase
10 2 (1.53%) ESRI
10 2 (1.53%) IBM
10 2 (1.53%) Reuters
10 2 (1.53%) Talend
11 1 (0.76%) Perforce
11 1 (0.76%) Symantec
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